Nature Thrills in Tacurong

by Tin Telesforo WBCP members Tinggay Cinco and Tin Telesforo ventured to Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat to take part in the 1st Tacurong Bird Festival. The two-day event trained the spotlight on Baras Bird Sanctuary, an important roosting and breeding site for Cattle Egrets and Black-crowned Night Herons. It is also the city’s most accessible ecotourism…

May 2015 Roundup

May 4, 2015 – Guided Trip organized by the Office of Administrative Services Ateneo de Manila University A guided trip was organized by the Office of Administrative Services of the Ateneo de Mania University. It was participated by 17 staff and 3 guides. Species seen include white-breasted woodswallow, yellow-vented bulbul, collared kingfisher, pied triller. May…

The Philippine Duck is the only endemic duck in the Philippines. It outnumbered the other species we counted in Paoay Lake. Photo was taken in Barangay Gabu, Laoag City.

Paoay Kumakaway!

By Tin Telesforo Paoay is an attractive destination not only for tourists but also for waterbirds. In this year’s Asian Waterbird Census (AWC), counters from the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines and DENR recorded 3,500 birds, the highest count for Paoay Lake since it was included in the AWC in 2009. “Paoay Kumakaway” is…

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…