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Paseo del Mar, Zamboanga City
February 28 - March 1, 2014

Mr Pedro Gonzales, co-author of the Complete Guide to Birds of the Philippines, gave a talk of his observations in his farm and signed books for the birders

Arne Jensen with students on a nature walk on Bog Lake

Mark Wallbank, lead guide at the ZSCMST fishponds, being interviewed by ABS-CBN

WBCP members presents IEC materials to be donated to the DENR IX

WBCP Activities

Past Activities

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February 28-March 1, 2014
9th Philippine Bird Festival
Paseo del Mar
Zamboanga City
April 6, 2014
Club Trip
Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club
Carmona, Cavite
3:00 pm
March 8-9, 2014
2014 Raptorwatch
PNB Ilham Resort
Tanjuang Tuan, Malaysia
April 23, 2014
Earth Day/LPPCHEA Day
Freedom Island, Paranaque
8:00 am
March 10-12, 2014
Asian Bird Fair Execom ocular trip
Langkawi, Malaysia
October 29-30, 2014
5th Asian Bird Fair Langkawi, Malaysia
March 15, 2014
Club Trip
Hacienda Balabatican
Calatagan, Batangas

Participated by 7 birders
Species seen include Red-keeled Flowerpecker, Philippine Bulbul, Black-naped Monarch, Asian Palm Swift
March 16, 2014
Raptor Migration Count
Pag-Asa Station
Tanay, Rizal

Total raptors counted: 411
Grey-faced Buzzard - 401
March 17, 2014
Raptor Migration Count
Pag-Asa Station
Tanay, Rizal

Total raptors counted: 5221
Grey-faced Buzzard - 5214 
March 18, 2014
Raptor Migration Count
Pag-Asa Station
Tanay, Rizal

Total raptors counted: 1718
Grey-faced Buzzard - 1716
March 20, 2014
Raptor Migration Count
Pag-Asa station
Tanay, Rizal

Total raptors counted: 748
Grey-faced Buzzard - 733
March 21, 2014
Raptor Migration Count
Pag-Asa Station
Tanay, Rizal

Total raptors counted: 373
Grey-faced Buzzard - 369
March 23, 2014
Guided Trip
La Mesa Ecopark, Quezon City
7:00 am

Attended by 26 participants
Species seen include Ashy Ground Thrush, Osprey, Mangrove Blue Flycatcher, Grey-streaked Flycatcher
March 29-30, 2014
Rapor migration count
Pagasa Observatory
Tanay, Rizal 
March 30, 2014
WBCP-Kenko guided trip
ECO Trail, Camp John Hay
Baguio City

Participated by 9 birders
Species seen include Mountain White-eye, Blue-headed Fantail, Olive Tree Pipit, Scale-feathered Malkoha

To sign-up for a Guided Trip, kindly send an email to to be included in the mailing list for trip announcements.


More Trip Reports
Birding Adventures in Luzon
02/7/10, 02/13-15/10
Wildlife sanctuary in Nuvali
In search of the Rhabdornis in Maquiling
Philippine Eagle at Mt Kitanglad

Archives: [2003] [2004] [2005] [2006]
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Asian Waterbird Census

AWC Homepage
AWC Count Form
Counting Methods Manual
AWC sites covered by WBCP:
Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area, Manila Bay - 01/26/2014
Candaba Marsh, Pampanga - 1/26/2014
Bangkong Malapad, Sasmuan, Pampanga - 1/18/2014
Archives: [2004] [2005] [2006] [2007] [2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013]

Bird Club in the News
9th Philippine Bird Festival to be held in Zamboanga City 04/10/2014
Rare bird species abound in Zamboanga City, amaze bird experts 04/10/2014;
Proof of Zambo post-siege build back? Successful bird fest hosting and win in regional athletic meet


Zamboanga holds first bird-watching festival


'Doomsday' looms for 17 endemic Philippine birds


Bird Festival to be held in Zambo City


Zambo City to host 9th Bird Festival on Feb 27-March 1


Bird club appeals for freedom of 2 Europeans kidnapped 2 years ago


All set for the bird festival in Zambo


Archives: [2003-2006] [2007] [2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013]

Bird Club in the News
Raptor Count - September 24-30,2013
Raptor Count Form
Spring Migration Count 2013 Report
Spring Migration Count 2012 Report
Spring Migration Count 2012 File
Raptor Count - April 7, 2012
Raptor Count - April 5, 2012
Spring Migration Count 2011 File



5th Asian Bird Fair
Langkawi, Malaysia
November 28-29, 2014

10 Reasons To Go Birdwatching
Birding For Beginners

Bird Gallery

Birds of the Philippines

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Executive Committee

Gina Mapua, President

Maia Tanedo, Vice President

Jon Javier, Secretary

Mike Lu, Treasurer

Fred Ochavo

Records and Observations

Submission of records,

Records Committee
Arne Jensen,

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