MELANIE TAN’S LIFE LIST

There has been a lot of interest lately in seeing big numbers of birds. There was a movie about a big year and this July 2012 the WBCP is launching a Philippine Birds Big Year contest. WBCP member Melanie Tan shares how she reached her own big number in her life list. space How I…

WHISKERED PITTA NEST AND NESTING BEHAVIOR

Neon Rosell II and Chris Ceriban follow up a hunch with a long trek and good field work.  They describe the first documented sighting of a Whiskered Pitta nest and nesting behavior. space Whiskered Pitta (Pitta kochi) – First Documented Sighting of its Nest and Nesting Behaviour By Neon Rosell II and Chris Ceriban The…

TUBBATAHA SEABIRD COUNT

The Tubbataha Reefs are one of the few places in the Philippines where the wildlife are given top priority. Lisa Paguntalan shares her amazing experiences during the annual seabird survey at this beautiful and successful wildlife refuge. space A Lifer Dream Come True: Tubbataha Seabird Count by Lisa J. Paguntalan Director for Field Operations Philippines…

ATTRACTING BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES TO THE GARDEN

Lydia Robledo, multi-talented WBCP member who is also a member of the Philippine Butterfly Habitat Conservation Society and Philippine Native Plant Conservation Society describes how to turn an urban garden into an oasis for butterflies and birds. space Birds in My Butterfly Garden by Lydia Robledo “The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to…

BIRD QUEST TO CANDABA

The primer group’s advocacy arm, C.O.R.E, brings science teachers to candaba to experience bird watching. Read this press release about the activity. space C.O.R.E NATURE CLASS TAKES FLIGHT VIA BIRD WATCHING ACTIVITY Candaba, Pampanga – Just recently, the Primer Group’s advocacy arm, C.O.R.E. (Center for Outdoor Recreation and Expedition) mounted the second installment of its Nature…

JUNE ROUNDUP

The start of the rainy season did not stop the number of activities the club had last June. Here’s a summary of what the club has been busy with the past month. space JUNE ROUNDUP                                        …