Photo of the Month: Canvasback Duck*

by Richard Ruiz The Rarities Master of the North has struck again! This time with a likely country record upon confirmation of the ID by the WBCP Rarities Committee! Canvasback Ducks are usually found in the United States and Canada. These two females flew a long, long way over! CANVASBACK DUCK* Aythya valisineria two females Paoay Lake, Ilocos…

The Philippine Duck is the only endemic duck in the Philippines. It outnumbered the other species we counted in Paoay Lake. Photo was taken in Barangay Gabu, Laoag City.

Paoay Kumakaway!

By Tin Telesforo Paoay is an attractive destination not only for tourists but also for waterbirds. In this year’s Asian Waterbird Census (AWC), counters from the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines and DENR recorded 3,500 birds, the highest count for Paoay Lake since it was included in the AWC in 2009. “Paoay Kumakaway” is…

MAY ROUNDUP

MAY WAS SUCH A BUSY MONTH FOR THE Wild bird club of the philippines! HERE are the activities the club had the past month. Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tañedo May 2 – Birdwalk at Philippine Science Highschool. Incoming fourth year high school students attended the guided trip as part of their preparation for…