Video Coverage of the 10th Philippine Bird Festival in Bataan

The Wild Bird Club of the Philippines held the 10th Philippine Bird Festival in Balanga, Bataan in December 2015. Relive the fun and excitement in these videos! Coverage by China Central Television News (CCTV)  Bird lovers from around the world hope to encourage young Filipinos to take part in conservation efforts at the 10th Philippine Bird Festival.…

10th PBF Bataan: Ecotourism Forum

A special educational offering of the Philippine Bird Festival, the Ecotourism Forum is designed to be an avenue for ecotourism practitioners and strategists from across Asia to exchange best practices and success stories that instruct and inspire ideas.   Among the special educational offerings of the Philippine Bird Festival (PBF) is the Ecotourism Forum. First held…

Green-faced Parrotfinch Explosion in Letran Bataan

by Fr. Auckhs Enjaynes, OP WBCP member Fr. Auckhs Enjaynes who is Vice-rector of Letran Bataan was visited by many Manila-based WBCP members throughout February after he reported an explosion of Green-faced Parrotfinches in the Letran campus! The WBCP group that did the AWC in Balanga, Bataan saw 1000 parrotfinches in the campus on 23 January, but they held back the announcement of…

February 2015 Roundup

February 8, 2015 – Book launching of Pajaros, Zamboanga y Periodismo de Paz Dusit Thani Hotel, Makati WBCP Execom led by Gina Mapua were invited to the book launching of Pajaros, Zamboanga y Peridismo de Paz (Birds, Zamboanga and Peace Journalism) by author Frencie Carreon at the Dusit Thani Hotel. Also in attendance were Department…

December 2014 Roundup

December 6, 2014 – Guided trip for Centro Montessori University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City A guided trip was held for elementary students of Centro Montessori. The kids , aged 4-13, were members of the outdoor and nature club of the school called Lakbay Kalikasan. They were joined by their adviser, Julia (who emailed Maia Tanedo…

NEW BIRDING SITE NEAR MANILA: BANGKONG MALAPAD

WBCP Trips Committee Member Christian Perez highly recommends visiting a new bird-rich site near Manila that combines birding, a relaxing boat ride, and a chance to see rare and uncommon birds. space BANGKONG MALAPAD, SASMUAN, PAMPANGA: A NEW BIRDING SITE NEAR MANILA by Christian Perez “Caspian Terns on an island somewhere in Manila Bay!” I…

BALANGA, BATAAN BIRD FESTIVAL

WBCP members lend their support to Balanga, Bataan’s 2nd bird festival celebrating migrant birds THE 2nd IBONG DAYO FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE by Cristina R. CInco The Ibong Dayo Festival in Balanga, Bataan is the 3rd bird festival I have attended. Literally, it means “foreign birds” but is actually a celebration of the coming of the migratory…