December 2014

Samar Island Natural Park by Carmela Balcazar A Short History of Philippine Bird Books – Part 3 Early 1820s to late 1860s by Christian Perez Bird of the Month – Japanese Night Heron by Marester Bas Macasiano WBCP and DENR-BMB Sign a Memorandum of Agreement by Gina Mapua November 2014 Roundup by Mike Lu and…

Photo of the Month – December 2014

by Marester Bas Macasiano Husband and wife birders Marester Bas Macasiano and Clemn “Boymac” Macasiano had the rare experience of seeing and photographing the endangered Japanese Night Heron while birding in Negros Oriental. IUCN classifies this bird as endangered. It breeds in Japan and is described as highly migratory. It has been recorded in Taiwan,…