Birding Places: Tanay Rainforest Camp

Juan Mesquida writes about a charming, pleasant and birdy site near Metro Manila that’s good for seeing forest birds. space Tanay Rainforest Camp. Convenient Forest Birding Near Metro-Manila By Juan Mesquida For a number of months in 2011, Rene Calado used to tell to me about the resort that the Browns were setting up in…

Big Year Ph Contest Update

The WBCP launched its first ever Big Year Philippines contest last July 2012. The contestants were asked to send in an update of their Big Year so far. Two of the contestants share highlights of their Big Years so far. space PETE SIMPSON At the start of the Big Year Pete told eBON “I am…

Field Report: Birds of Masbate Island

WBCP member Felix Servita gives an update on the birds found in Masbate including species that were previously unrecorded there. space Birds of Masbate Island by Felix Servita Masbate Island lies at the “heart” of the Philippine archipelago.  It is bounded on the north by Masbate Pass, east by San Bernardino Strait, south by the…

Birdwatcher Abroad: Birding in Dubai

Manila-based WBCP member Brian Ellis writes about an interesting way to learn about a new country. He went birdwatching during his free time while on a visit to Dubai for some work for his church. space Birding in Dubai by Brian Ellis I received an invitation to visit Dubai for the inauguration of a small…

Philippines as a Migratory Flyway

This is from the lecture given by Godfrey Jakosalem during the 8th Philippine Bird Festival held on December 2012.space Migratory Birds: Philippines as a Migratory Flyway by: Philip Godfrey Jakosalem

MAY ROUNDUP

Here are the things the WBCp has been up to the past month. space MAY ROUNDUP compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo May 5 – Club Trip to Candaba. Twenty-two members of WBCP went to Candaba for a club trip during the tail-end of the migration season. The group was still able to see…