PHILIPPINE SCOPS OWLS IN QUEZON CITY

Jops Josef writes about the family of Philippine scops owls in his own backyard. space PHILIPPIE AND FAMILY by Jops Josef Owls.  One of the bird species that I have written off as one of the hardest, if not one of the last species I will see as a birder.  And I had every reason…

OBSERVATIONS OF A PYGMY FLOWERPECKER NEST

Carmela Balcazar shares the first observations and  photographs of a Pygmy Flowerpecker nest. In A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines it says of this bird ” Probably  breeds throughout the year with records in Feb, Apr, Jul, and Dec. Nest and eggs unknown”. C Close Encounter of the Unrecorded Kind by Carmela Balcazar…

OWL PELLETS

Ever wondered what owl pellets are? this article talks about what they are and what important things they can tell us about the owls that produced them. space by Maia Tañedo We go out and look for owls and we automatically look upwards at the trees. The recent sightings of the Philippine Eagle Owls in…

BIRD OF THE MONTH: PHILIPPINE TROGON

Three members of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines were asked to share the story of their first encounter with a Philippine Trogon (Harpactes ardens). space The three WBCP members who shared their stories are: Mike Lu – Past President, Founding Member, and current Treasurer of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines Melanie Tan –…

APRIL ROUNDUP

SOME OF THE INTERESTING THINGS THAT THE MEMBERS OF THE WILD BIRD CLUB OF THE PHILIPPINES DID IN APRIL space Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo Spring Migration Raptorcount – The club had a total of six counts for the Spring Migration: April 5, 6, 7, 9, 15, 21 and 22. Leading these counts…