August 2013

WBCP 10th Anniversary Celebration by Marites Falcon My Big Year by Tonji Ramos, WBCP Big Year Philippines Contest Amateur Division Winner Target Bird: Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher by Tonji Ramos July 2013 Roundup by Mike Lu and Maia TaƱedo

Target Bird: Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher in Polillo Island

Tonji Ramos gives a quick guide for planning a trip to Polillo Island to see the endemic Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher. It is the smallest of the kingfishers found in the Philippines, measuring only 121-132 mm. It is so tiny and so swift that it is usually difficult to observe. Bob Natural of Polillo Islands Biodiversity…