Plight of Candaba

by Irene Dy Do you know how your favorite wetland is doing? Irene Dy visited Candaba on May 1 and was shocked and disturbed by what she saw. What does this mean for the future of Candaba?   Candaba has been one of the most easily accessible birding spots of Luzon for many years. Its prime…

Baer’s Pochard in the Last Pond in Candaba, Pampanga

Robert Hutchinson, Irene Dy, and Martin Kennewell scored big for Philippine birding with this MEGA find — a Baer’s Pochard in Candaba! The Baer’s Pochard  is one of the rarest ducks in Asia. This bird is so rare that in February 2012 a British birder flew from the UK to Japan just to see one. There are…

2013 Asian Waterbird Census in Candaba

WBCP Vice President Gina Mapua heads the group of volunteers from the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines in the 2013 AWC in Candaba. space AWC at Candaba by Gina Mapua photos by Cristina Cinco and Maia Tañedo January 12 The 2013 Asian Waterbird Census for the WBCP began with a cancellation.  It had rained…

BIRD QUEST TO CANDABA

The primer group’s advocacy arm, C.O.R.E, brings science teachers to candaba to experience bird watching. Read this press release about the activity. space C.O.R.E NATURE CLASS TAKES FLIGHT VIA BIRD WATCHING ACTIVITY Candaba, Pampanga – Just recently, the Primer Group’s advocacy arm, C.O.R.E. (Center for Outdoor Recreation and Expedition) mounted the second installment of its Nature…