September 2016 ROUNDUP

Collated by James Biron Here are the activities of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines the past month of September. Sept. 7 – Guided Trip for Earth Island Institute. The WBCP guided staff and volunteers from Earth Island Institute in the UP Diliman campus. Sept. 15-17 –┬áBorneo Bird Festival. The WBCP was represented by…

Borneo Bird Festival 2016

WBCP President, Willem van de Ven, writes about his experience in the 8th Borneo Bird Festival and shares some photos he took of the wildlife he saw while there. The 2nd week of September means it is time for the Borneo Bird Festival! Organized by the Sandakan Borneo Bird Club, this year their 8th annual…

Photo of the Month: Australian Pelican

by Ivan Sarenas AUSTRALIAN PELICAN┬áPelecanus conspicillatus September 7, 2016 Meanwhile at Sarangani… Australian Pelican, a new country record (this species had never been seen before in the country). From a supposed last sneak of birding at a reserve in Davao this morning, news of this bird prompted us to drop everything. The desire to find…