The Sad Facts Surrounding Pamana’s Death

By Mads Bajarias Birders and non-birders alike were outraged and frustrated to hear the sad news about another released Philippine Eagle killed after being released. WBCP member and journalist Mads Bajarias sorts out facts from speculation regarding Pamana’s untimely death. On August 19, 2015, grim news arrived from Davao that Pamana, the female Philippine Eagle that…

The Annual Mystery of Ilocos Norte’s Spotted Imperial Pigeons

by Mads Bajarias They’re back! The Spotted Imperial Pigeons are easy to view and photograph only once a year when they leave the forest and head for the shores of Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte. Laoag-based WBCP members Richard Ruiz and Petrus Calope have been monitoring their movement since 2011. This year Richard Ruiz posted pictures of the Spotted…

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 –…