WHISKERED PITTA NEST AND NESTING BEHAVIOR

Neon Rosell II and Chris Ceriban follow up a hunch with a long trek and good field work.  They describe the first documented sighting of a Whiskered Pitta nest and nesting behavior. space Whiskered Pitta (Pitta kochi) – First Documented Sighting of its Nest and Nesting Behaviour By Neon Rosell II and Chris Ceriban The…

PHILIPPINE SCOPS OWLS IN QUEZON CITY

Jops Josef writes about the family of Philippine scops owls in his own backyard. space PHILIPPIE AND FAMILY by Jops Josef Owls.  One of the bird species that I have written off as one of the hardest, if not one of the last species I will see as a birder.  And I had every reason…

OBSERVATIONS OF A PYGMY FLOWERPECKER NEST

Carmela Balcazar shares the first observations and  photographs of a Pygmy Flowerpecker nest. In A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines it says of this bird ” Probably  breeds throughout the year with records in Feb, Apr, Jul, and Dec. Nest and eggs unknown”. C Close Encounter of the Unrecorded Kind by Carmela Balcazar…