The Sad Facts Surrounding Pamana’s Death

By Mads Bajarias Birders and non-birders alike were outraged and frustrated to hear the sad news about another released Philippine Eagle killed after being released. WBCP member and journalist Mads Bajarias sorts out facts from speculation regarding Pamana’s untimely death. On August 19, 2015, grim news arrived from Davao that Pamana, the female Philippine Eagle that…

Trying to Make Sense of a Senseless Killing

by Tonji Ramos Birders were heartbroken and disturbed to hear the news of the violent and untimely death of yet another Philippine Eagle. The victim was a well-known eagle, part of a nesting pair and the mother of a young eaglet. Many birders had witnessed first hand this particular eagle feeding and caring for her…

FAQ: Philippine Eagles in Baliguian, Zamboanga del Norte

By Tin Telesforo WBCP members Arnel and Tin Telesforo joined the exploratory trip to Barangay Linay, Baliguian, Zamboanga del Norte on 27-29 May 2014 on the invitation of DOT-9 Regional Director MaryJune Bugante. Co-organized by DENR-9, the trip’s goal was to test-drive a three-day tour package designed to attract visitors to Barangay Linay where a mated pair of…

Philippine Eagle in Samar

WBCP member Ruth Francisco’s birdwatching trip to Samar was covered in the news when she spotted a Philippine Eagle in an area where it had not been seen since the 90’s. She shares the  story of her amazing encounter, along with details on how to plan a birdwatching trip to Samar. — Finding the World’s…