Photo of the Month: Australian Pelican

by Ivan Sarenas AUSTRALIAN PELICAN Pelecanus conspicillatus September 7, 2016 Meanwhile at Sarangani… Australian Pelican, a new country record (this species had never been seen before in the country). From a supposed last sneak of birding at a reserve in Davao this morning, news of this bird prompted us to drop everything. The desire to find…

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…

Photo of the Month: Sunrise on Bird Islet

by Christian Perez The Photo of the Month reminds us that the best camera is the one in you have with you. Christian Perez used an iPhone to perfectly capture the thrill and wonder of the early morning bird count at Bird Islet in Tubbataha. This was the magnificent sunrise on a magical island called Bird…

Photo of the Month: Amur Falcon

by Romy Ocon This wonderful photo came about through an amazing series of fortunate events that put the right person at the right place and the right time. The best bird photographer of the Philippines happened to capture a country record in his home province! Amur Falcon Falco amurensis female, migrant new Philippine country record…

Photo of the Month – October 2014

by Tonji Ramos Eastern Grass Owl Tyto longimembris Rosario, Batangas 8 September 2014 I was walking in our farm one afternoon when I came upon this grass owl on a low tree. It was so cool. It would open its eyes for a little bit, look at me, and then go back to sleep. I…

Photo of the Month – September 2014

by Jac Señagan Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Tanon Strait (between Negros and Cebu Islands) August 24, 2014 – I was guiding a group of travel agents last Sunday and we were dolphin watching at the Tanon Strait. The Spotted Dolphins were shy but the bigger group of Spinner Dolphins performed  aerial acrobatics. It was a…