March 2017 Roundup

MARCH 2017 ROUNDUP Here is a list of the different activities the WBCP had the past month. March 12 – Records Committee Meeting The WBCP Records Committee got together at the residence of Mike Lu and had their regular meeting. March 14 – Club Trip to San Roque Dam, Pangasinan Members of the WBCP went…

Salt on a Bird’s Tail

Salt on a Bird’s Tail by Rache Go photos by Irene Dy, George Inocencio, and Mike Lu I received an email from the WBCP e-group about an invite to visit Pacific Salt Farms in Bolinao, Pangasinan. Main purpose of the visit was to help identify the bird species present in the farm. I stared at…

Guided Trip for Preschoolers

GUIDED TRIP FOR PRESCHOOLERS by Henry Calilung “We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”  So says a Native American proverb.  I was given a chance to once again see this in action last February 15, 2017 when the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines got a call…

Web of Life in Masungi Georeserve

Web of Life in Masungi Georeserve by Jasmin Meren Limestone cliffs studded with gargantuan hammocks and rope spiderwebs, cargo nets and hanging bridges – these are the attractions Masungi Georeserve is well-known for. The adventurous book for a reservation here to experience the thrill, as well as see the verdant landscape of the Sierra Madre…

The Manila Bay Experience

The Manila Bay Experience By: Cristina R. Cinco Let the quest for the water birds begin!  Manila Bay covers more than 1,900 square kilometres and has a coastline of 190 kilometers spanning  the provinces of Cavite and Metro Manila in the east, Bulacan and Pampanga in the north and Bataan in the west/northwest.  The varied…