Rare Endemics of Mount Halcon

by Robert Hutchinson Mount Halcon is regarded as the toughest mountain to climb in the Philippines. It is also the only known site for the never before photographed Mindoro Scops Owl and the endangered Mindoro Imperial Pigeon.  The team of Robert Hutchinson, Mark Bezuijen, Ivan Sarenas, and Bram Demeulemeester made a successful climb up Mount Halcon last April 2015…


Lisa Paguntalan gave a presentation on the newly recognized Philippine Hawk-owls on 7 December 2012 during the 8th Philippine Bird Festival. She explains the difference between a new species and a split and also describes their exciting future plans for further studies and conservation.. New Philippine Owls Lisa Paguntalan Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc.