Photo of the Month: Siberian Blue Robin

by Ivan Sarenas Congratulations for this cool find on Baguan Island!   Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane female Baguan Island 30 September 2015 On Baguan Island, the most “protected” of our 6 Turtle Islands came a-hopping on leaf litter this small bird that I could not then yet identify. It was as small as some…

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…

Borneo Bird Race 2013

Adri Constantino, Mark Villa and Ivan Sarenas represented the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines in the 1st Borneo Bird Race and took home the grand prize! Here is Adri’s account of their wonderful experience. — The 1st Borneo Bird Race text and bird photos by Adri Constantino Borneo Bird Race photos by Cede Prudente…