The Beach Thick-knee Twitch

by Kitty Arce Two birders grab a chance to take a trip to faraway island on the off-chance that a bird that was reported two weeks before is still there. What they experience is the magic of being in a beautiful setting where wildlife and nature are valued and protected.   Birding, parenting, and a hectic work life…

Photo of the Month: Siberian Blue Robin

by Ivan Sarenas Congratulations for this cool find on Baguan Island!   Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane female Baguan Island 30 September 2015 On Baguan Island, the most “protected” of our 6 Turtle Islands came a-hopping on leaf litter this small bird that I could not then yet identify. It was as small as some…

Raptor Watching by One’s Self in Tanay, Rizal

by Linda Gocon Amazing things can happen when you put your mind to it! You can overcome all sorts of obstacles that threaten to get in the way of your goals. Linda Gocon doesn’t let typhoons, sick children, or even a lack of raptor watching buddies keep her from keeping her watch at Tanay! “Even the smallest…

October 2015 Roundup

October 3, 2015 – Club Trip to La Mesa Eco Park and eBird Session La Mesa Ecopark, Quezon City Karen Ochavo headed a club trip to La Mesa Ecopark on Saturday Oct. 3, 2015. There were 13 participants — Karen Ochavo, Genesis Santiago, Linda Gocon, Cathy Mendoza, Brian Ellis, Rodec dela Cruz, Douglas Ball, Klara Tisocki, Diuvs…