Photo of the Month: Philippine Cockatoo

by Willem Van d Ven WBCP Vice-President Willem Van de Ven was in Narra, Palawan with a small WBCP contingent to support the Katala Foundation’s 9th Katala Day and mini-birdfest. While he was there, he was treated to amazing views of the endearing¬†Philippine Cockatoo.   The Critically Endangered Philippine Cockatoo (Cacatua haematuropya) is quite at…

Island Paradise Birding on Siargao

by Trinket Canlas Constantino Trinket encourages WBCP members to visit Siargao, Surigao del Norte for an amazing birdwatching experience with beautiful scenery and friendly locals. See the bottom of the article for information on how to¬†arrange your own paradise birding trip! The Katala Foundation (www.philippinecockatoo.org/) has always been a close partner of the WBCP in…

June 2015 Roundup

June 14, 2015 – Guided trip to Georgia Club Sta. Rosa, Laguna Georgia Club (a real-estate development under Vista Land) invited the Club to visit their property and introduce birdwatching to their staff and brokers. Tinggay Cinco, Nina Lim, Mitz de los Reyes, Robert Montgomery and Mike Lu led the group with an introduction to…

Featured Bird: Philippine Cockatoo

A slightly edited version of this article was featured as a cover story of the August 2013 issue of Animal Scene magazine, a monthly magazine published by Manila Bulletin. The magazine caters to all kinds of animal lovers — pet owners, conservationists, and now possibly a few new birders. —- The Philippine Cockatoo: Grasping for…