#SOXisNext: Ocular for the 12th Philippine Bird Festival

#SOXisNext Ocular for the 12th Philippine Bird Festival Tacurong City, SoCCSKSArGen by Willem Van de Ven It is with great pleasure that I can announce, though many of course already know, that we will be having the 12th Philippine Bird Festival on May 12-13 2018, in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat, and in fact the rest…

The 19th Taipei International Birdwatching Fair

The 19th Taipei International Birdwatching Fair by Tinggay Cinco The 19th Taipei International Birdwatching Fair was held in Taipei City, Taiwan from the 21st-22nd of October 2017. The activities began at the eve of the bird fair on the 20th with a Welcome Dinner for all participating local and international delegates. This was held at…

9th Borneo Bird Festival 2017

9th Borneo Bird Festival 2017 by Martha Tan C. The days leading up to the 9th Borneo Bird Festival had weather conditions that were less than ideal. The rain was relentless and our fellow WBCP members, who had gone ahead, were drenched walking through the streets. When the rest of us arrived at Kota Kinabalu…

Birding in Barrington Place

The WBCP regularly gets invitations to do bird surveys in different sites. The most recent survey was conducted in Barrington Place in Antipolo. BIRDING IN BARRINGTON PLACE by Rache Go It’s not everyday nor every week that I go birding, that’s why when an opportunity comes, I say “yes” in a jiffy! I received a…

Bird Photo of the Month: Mindoro Hawk-Owl

Photo by Mark Jason Villa Mindoro Hawk-Owl Ninox mindorensis March 2013 Owls, being the night creatures that they are, are usually feared or associated with the supernatural especially when they are heard calling unseen in dark places. Imagine hearing an unknown sound coming from somewhere in the dark, only to see a pair of yellow (or…

October 2017 Round-Up

Here are the activities the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines had in the past month. October 7, 2017  – Guided Trip for UP Mountaineers University of the Philippines, Quezon City Part of the UP Mountaineers activities for their applicants is a birdwalk in the UP Diliman campus with WBCP volunteers guiding the applicants. October 7,…