THE 16TH JAPAN BIRD FESTIVAL

WBCP Secretary Tinggay Cinco writes about the recent Japan Bird Festival which she and fellow members Babie Magadia, Ixi and Mikeli Mapua attended. The Japan Bird Festival is the biggest birdwatching  fair held  annually in Japan.  The festival’s main  goal is  conservation evolving around the theme “Coexistence of Birds and People.” First established in 2001, the…

November 2016 Roundup

James Biron rounds-up the different activities of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines last November 2016. November 5-6, 2016 – 16th Japan Bird Festival Lake Teganuma, Abiko City Chiba, Japan WBCP members Cristina Cinco and Babie Magadia returned to Abiko and attended the 16th Japan Bird Festival for the second time. The Wild Bird Club of…

Zumba-Birding at the Tunasan Baywalk

By George and Manette Inocencio Zumba? While birding? We’re just kidding, of course. But if you visit this newly-identified birding spot on a weekend morning, you just might ask, “why not”? The Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP) is constantly on the look-out for new birding sites, which is increasingly becoming scarce in congested…

September 2016 ROUNDUP

Collated by James Biron Here are the activities of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines the past month of September. Sept. 7 – Guided Trip for Earth Island Institute. The WBCP guided staff and volunteers from Earth Island Institute in the UP Diliman campus. Sept. 15-17 – Borneo Bird Festival. The WBCP was represented by…

October 2015

The Sad Facts Surrounding Pamana’s Death by Mads Bajarias New Photographic Field Guide: Birds of the Philippines by Maia Tañedo Photo of the Month: Tiger Shrike by Lando Inclan Back in Davao with the Philippine Eagle Foundation by Trinket Constantino

June 2015 Roundup

June 14, 2015 – Guided trip to Georgia Club Sta. Rosa, Laguna Georgia Club (a real-estate development under Vista Land) invited the Club to visit their property and introduce birdwatching to their staff and brokers. Tinggay Cinco, Nina Lim, Mitz de los Reyes, Robert Montgomery and Mike Lu led the group with an introduction to…

November 2014

A Short History of Philippine Bird Books – Part 2 by Christian Perez Photo of the Month by Nilo Arribas – Brown-backed Needletail The Puzzle of the Philippines’ “Disappearing” Raptors by Mads Bajarias and Lu-Ann Fuentes October 2014 Roundup by Mike Lu and James Biron