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…

February 2014 Roundup

February 2, 2014 – Meeting for Philippine Bird Festival The organizing committee of the Philippine Bird Festival-Zamboanga met at the residence of Mike Lu to update on the status of the different activities for the bird festival to be held in Zamboanga at the end of the month. (Photo from Marites Falcon) February 6-9, 2014…