Gino and the Cuckoo

by Juan Mesquida The Oriental and Himalayan Cuckoo¬†were split in the 2013 WBCP Checklist. They are difficult to tell apart in the field. In this article, Juan Mesquida makes a provisional ID based on the comparative sizes of he birds. He also states however that he leaves it to the experts to decide on the…

Placing Bani on the Map of Waterbird Sites

by Juan Mesquida The Wild Bird Club of the Philippines has conducted bird counts as part of Asian Waterbird Census in Bani, Pangasinan since January 2012. Juan Mesquida encourages more birders to visit. Read his article to learn more about the waterbirds, raptors, beaches, the best watermelon in the Philippines, and more!   ¬†2012 –…

Birding Places: Tanay Rainforest Camp

Juan Mesquida writes about a charming, pleasant and birdy site near Metro Manila that’s good for seeing forest birds. space Tanay Rainforest Camp. Convenient Forest Birding Near Metro-Manila By Juan Mesquida For a number of months in 2011, Rene Calado used to tell to me about the resort that the Browns were setting up in…