RARE MIGRATORY BIRD SPECIES SIGHTED ON FLIGHT OVER PAMPANGA ISLET

By Lu-Ann Fuentes-Bajarias Credit: Philippine Daily Inquirer, where this story first ran on January 15, 2019 (Ref: goo.gl/Xm1Eck).   EAST ASIAN-AUSTRALASIAN FLYWAY     Three globally endangered black-faced spoonbills (Platalea minor) were seen flying over Bangkung Malapad islet in Sasmuan town, Pampanga province, on January 12, more than 100 years after its last recorded sighting in Manila Bay.   The…

AWC 2019 WBCP Summary

Here is a summary of the Asian Waterbird Census counts that the WBCP participated in this 2019. Information included below are from those groups who submitted their total counts and photos for their respective trips. 9 January 2019 at Pacific Farms, Pangasinan. Total Count – 2,673 11 January 2019 at Taliptip River-Bulakan, Bulacan. Total Waterbird…

January-February 2019 Roundup

Compiled by Mike Lu It has been a very busy January and February for the club. Here is the list of activities: Jan 6 – WBCP New Year Party Jan 9 – AWC Pacific Farms, Bolinao, Pangasinan Jan 11 – AWC, Pampanga River, Macabebe, Pampanga Jan 12 – simultaneous AWC in the following sites: Balanga,…