8 WBCP Things to Look Forward to in 2014

Of course aside from the birding and the feasting that follows the birding, there are a whole lot of activities we can all look forward to this 2014. Below are just 8 things among the stream of activities you can join. — 8 WBCP THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2014 by Maia Tanedo 1.…

JANUARY 2014 ROUNDUP

January is a hectic time for the WBCP participating in the annual Asian Waterbird Census. Aside from the counts, meetings and a couple of guided birdwatching trips were also conducted. — JANUARY 2014 ROUNDUP Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo Jan. 11 – Asian Waterbird Census: Lake Paoay, Ilocos Norte. Total birds counted was 1,336 which include…

DECEMBER 2013 ROUNDUP

Here are the things that the WBCP has been up to the past month. — DECEMBER 2013 ROUNDUP Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo Nov. 29 – Dec. 2 – Symposium on Ecotourism in Southeast Asia. WBCP Treasurer Mike Lu was invited as a speaker in the Ecotourism in Southeast Asia symposium at Meio University…

OCTOBER 2013 ROUNDUP

as the migratory birds continue to arrive, the wbcp activities also pour in. here are the things the wbcp did the past month. – OCTOBER 2013 ROUNDUP Collated by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo Oct. 6 – WBCP-Kenko Guided Trip at LPPCHEA. Attended by 25 participants and with the help of nine WBCP guides, a WBCP-Kenko…

August 2013 Roundup

August 2013 Roundup Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo Aug. 4 and 11 – Guided Trip for UP Mountaineers Applicants. Two separate guided trips were conducted for the applicants of the UP Mountaineers. The first trip was done in the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife and the second was done in the University of…

JULY 2013 ROUNDUP

july had wbcp members out in the field guiding people go birdwatching, doing bird surveys, and giving talks. the club also celebrated its 10th year this month. JULY 2013 ROUNDUP Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo July 14 – WBCP 10th Anniversary Party and General Assembly. The WBCP celebrated its 10th Anniversary and had…

JUNE 2013 ROUNDUP

even as the rainy season begins, the wbcp still had a number of activities for the month of june. space JUNE ROUNDUP Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo May 31 – June 9 – 1st Borneo Bird Race. The WBCP participated in the first Borneo Bird Race. The club was represented by Adri Constantino,…

APRIL ROUNDUP

april was another busy month for the wbcp. here is a summary of the activities during the past month. APRIL ROUNDUP Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo April 5-6 – Trip with Visiting Birders. Visiting birders from Taiwan and Hong Kong were brought to the La Mesa Ecopark and Subic for their first-time birding…

Camera Review: Canon Powershot SX50 HS

There are many good reasons for bringing a camera while birdwatching. You can use it to help you ID a bird and show others what you’ve seen. There are also many different camera options. You can use a point and shoot, a DSLR, a scope and camera combo or even binoculars and camera combo.  Maia…

FEBRUARY ROUNDUP

FEBRUARY 2013 ROUNDUP Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo Feb. 2 – Guided Trip to Candaba. Subic-based WBCP member Tony Wong brought along his colleagues from work to go birdwatching in Candaba. Species seen include Pied Harrier, Philippine Duck, Wandering Whistling Duck, and Green-winged Teal. Feb. 3 – Guided trip to Anvaya Cove, Subic Bay. Attended by 30…