Urban Birding: Philippine Scops Owl Breeding in Quezon City

Jops Josef writes about his second encounter with a Philippine Scops-Owl family in his neighborhood. — Philippine Scops-Owl Breeding Again in Village in the Midst of the City by Jops Josef The first encounter. It has been almost a year since the Philippine Scops-Owl (PSO) was first seen in my village.  By some stroke of…

PHILIPPINE SCOPS OWLS IN QUEZON CITY

Jops Josef writes about the family of Philippine scops owls in his own backyard. space PHILIPPIE AND FAMILY by Jops Josef Owls.  One of the bird species that I have written off as one of the hardest, if not one of the last species I will see as a birder.  And I had every reason…

PHILIPPINE EAGLE OWL FAMILY AT BALARA, QUEZON CITY

WBCP member Karen Ochavo finds a unique way of combining her work with her passion for birdwatching when she discovers a family of Philippine Eagle Owls right in her office compound. OT (OWL TIME) AFTER 5! By Karen Ochavo The Legend of the Owls Having a relatively quiet and “green” environment around the Manila Water…

BIRDING IN U.P. DILIMAN

BIRDER and bird photographer bob kaufman shares his experiences and thoughts about A UNIQUE birding site in the heart of quezon city U.P. FOR A SURPRISE? by Bob Kaufman Our excitement was palpable. We were crouched behind our camera gears, occasionally engaging in whispered conversations, afraid that the small brown bird before us would take…