News from the Field – April 2014 to March 2015

Compiled and edited by Rob Hutchinson and Maia Tañedo   Summarized in this article are records collected by the WBCP Records Committee and Rarities Committee that cover the period from April 2014 to March 2015.   New Country Records From April 2014 to March 2015, there have been three new country records for the Philippines. An…

News from the Field – October 2013 to April 2014

Compiled and edited by Arne Jensen and Christine Telesforo Records collected by the Records Committee and the Rarities Committee and presented here cover the period from 1 October 2013 to 3 April 2014 (unless otherwise stated). All records of species documented less than 20 times previously are undergoing final assessments by the WBCP Rarities Committee…

WBCP News from the Field

The Records Committee of the Wild Bird Club compiled the noteworthy Philippine bird records for January 2012 to April 2013 — News from the Field – January 2012 to April 2013 By Mark Jason Villa and Arne Jensen Country firsts  A surprise record, making it the first swan for the Philippines, was the Tundra Swan Cygnus Columbianus bewickii.…