A Short History of Philippine Bird Books – Part 1

by Christian Perez When a history buff and old book collector becomes a birder in the Philippines, it was bound to happen: he will become interested with the history of Philippine ornithology, and write about it. This is how Christian came up with this review of publications on Philippine birds through the years, from the…

Photo of the Month – October 2014

by Tonji Ramos Eastern Grass Owl Tyto longimembris Rosario, Batangas 8 September 2014 I was walking in our farm one afternoon when I came upon this grass owl on a low tree. It was so cool. It would open its eyes for a little bit, look at me, and then go back to sleep. I…

WBCP Partners with PEF in Holding a Birdwatching Workshop

by Trinket Constantino Trinket Constantino writes about WBCP’s latest partnership with the Philippine Eagle Foundation. WBCP members Trinket Constantino, Adri Constantino, and Pete Simpson held a 2-day training seminar on Birdwatching and Bird Tour Guiding at the Philippine Eagle Center in Davao for a diverse group of enthusiastic and knowledgeable participants. The club’s working relationship…

September 2014 Roundup

September 7, 2014 – World Shorebirds Day Barangay Consuelo Macabebe Pampanga World Shorebirds Day was held on 6 September 2014 for the first time. One of the key programs of this special day is the Global Shorebird Counting which is a public awareness initiative. The Wild Bird Club of the Phil. did its share on September…