Birding Destination: Samar Island Natural Park

by Carmela Balcazar Samar Island Natural Park (SINP) is a birding area in the Visayas. Some of the target birds there are: Samar Hornbill, Rufous Hornbill, Visayan Blue Fantail, Visayan Miniature Babbler, Pink Imperial Pigeon,Visayan Broadbill, Steere’s Pitta, Mindanao Bleeding Heart, Rufous-lored Kingfisher, Celestial Monarch, and Little Slaty Flycatcher. This is one of the first…

Lake Maragang and Mt. Timolan: Birding in Pagadian

by Adri Constantino WBCP member Adri Constantino of Birding Adventures Philippines gives the details on planning a birding trip Lake Maragang Mt Timolan Protected Landscape in Zamboanga del Sur. Read his trip report and suggested one-night itinerary, complete with a delicious lunch menu! This is a quickly-organized birding trip (many thanks to Region 9 Director…

FEATURED BIRDING SITE: BARANGAY EDEN

Davao-based WBCP member Pete Simpson writes about an interesting mountain birdwatching area near Davao. space Birding Eden on the slopes of Mount Talomo By Pete Simpson Many birders visiting Mindanao only get to see PICOP and Mt Kitanglad, but a half day session at this safe and accessible site may add a few species to…