Photo of the Month: Philippine Cockatoo

by Willem Van d Ven WBCP Vice-President Willem Van de Ven was in Narra, Palawan with a small WBCP contingent to support the Katala Foundation’s 9th Katala Day and mini-birdfest. While he was there, he was treated to amazing views of the endearing¬†Philippine Cockatoo.   The Critically Endangered Philippine Cockatoo (Cacatua haematuropya) is quite at…

Island Paradise Birding on Siargao

by Trinket Canlas Constantino Trinket encourages WBCP members to visit Siargao, Surigao del Norte for an amazing birdwatching experience with beautiful scenery and friendly locals. See the bottom of the article for information on how to¬†arrange your own paradise birding trip! The Katala Foundation (www.philippinecockatoo.org/) has always been a close partner of the WBCP in…

Featured Bird: Philippine Cockatoo

A slightly edited version of this article was featured as a cover story of the August 2013 issue of Animal Scene magazine, a monthly magazine published by Manila Bulletin. The magazine caters to all kinds of animal lovers — pet owners, conservationists, and now possibly a few new birders. —- The Philippine Cockatoo: Grasping for…