ENCOUNTERS WITH ILLEGAL WILDLIFE VENDORS AND HUNTERS

A WBCP member encounters wildlife vendors and reports them to the police photo by James Biron ILLEGAL WILDLIFE VENDORS by James Biron “If not me, then who will?” “If not now, then when?” These were the questions that flashed in my mind when I saw three men selling bundles of birds along the national highway…

THREE SURVEYS OF MANGROVE AREAS

A WBCP TEAM SURVEYS MANGROVE AREAS AND ENCOUNTERS UNUSUAL BIRDS Bridled Tern photo by Adri Constantino WBCP TAKES PART IN WORLD BANK PROJECTS by Trinket Canlas A small group of WBCP members recently spent several days in July assessing bird life in various mangrove areas in Southern Luzon as assistance for the World Bank. Coordinated…

BIRDWATCHING ABROAD

Leni Sutcliffe describes what it’s like to go birding in Switzerland Erratic boulder Haute Savoie by Leni Sutcliffe DIPPER, DOLMEN, IBEX, DIOT AND ERRATICS by Leni Sutcliffe “Have you seen the Dipper?” Mike, our soft-spoken guide with an encyclopedic knowledge of everything (so it seemed) asked as he drove us from Geneva, Switzerland along pretty…

AUGUST ROUND UP

Some of the interesting things that the WBCP members did this month Gina Mapua set free 12 Philippine Bulbuls that were in a cage and being sold at a roadside stall. She reported the wildlife vendors to the police who quickly took action. Club Members at a club trip to Mt. Palay-palay were delighted to…