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Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area, one of the wetland sites to be counted during the annual Asian Waterbird Census held every January

Black-headed Gulls in Manila Bay, Sasmuan, Pampanga Photo by Christian Perez on January 9, 2015


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Asian Waterbird Census 2015
January 10-25, 2015

Great Cormorant, Bangrin Marine Protected Area, Bani, Pangasinan
Eastern Marsh Harrier, Candaba Marsh, Pampanga

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January 4, 2015
New Year Party
La Vista Clubhouse
Quezon City
January 21, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical
Habitat and Ecotourism Area
Manila Bay
January 10, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Candaba Marsh, Pampanga
January 22, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Tanza, Navotas
January 11, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Carmen, Davao del Norte
Total 7,186 birds counted
Species include Gadwall, Eurasian Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, Eastern Marsh Harrier,  Pheasant-tailed Jacana
January 21-23, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Team Energy
Pagbilao, Quezon
January 11, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Bangrin Marine Protected Area
Bani, Pangasinan
Total 16,602 birds counted
Species include Great Cormorant, Grey Plover, Northern Shoveller, Northern Pintail
January 23, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Banay Banay, Davao Oriental
January 13-15, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Team Energy Power Plant
Sual, Pangasinan
January 24, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Balanga City
January 16, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Malalag, Davao del Sur
March 7-8, 2015
Raptorwatch 2015
Ilham Resort, Tanjuang Tuan
January 17, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Lake Paoay, Ilocos Norte
October 23-24, 2015
17th Taipei International Birdwatching Fair
Guandu Nature Park, Taipei
January 17, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Cabusao Wetlands
Camarines Sur
October 31-November 1, 2015
6th Asian Bird Fair
Singapore Botanic Garden
  November 14-15, 2015
14th Thailand Birdwatching Fair

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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
Use only cameras on birds 11/21/14
Diliman's wildlife 11/19/2014
UP Diliman nabs wildlife hunter 11/12/2014
Wildlife hunting in UP Diliman irks alumni 11/10/2014
Rare bird senselessly killed in UP Diliman Wildlife Sanctuary 11/10/2014

Birdwatching trips, isinusulong ng Wild Bird Club of the Philippines


Animalspeak: Birds to benefit from Coastal Clean-up


Who's who at Parañaque - Las Piñas bird haven


The puzzle of the Philippines' "disappearing" raptors


Rare wetland bird spotted in Ilocos Norte


A Paradise for Bird watchers


First photo evidence of Glossy Ibis snapped in Luzon


The Mysterious annual ritual of the pigeons of Pasuquin


Archives: [2003-2006] [2007] [2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013] [2014]

Bird Club in the News
Raptor Count Form
Spring Migration Count 2014
Spring Migration Count 2013 Report
Raptor Count - September 24-30,2013
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



10 Reasons To Go Birdwatching
Birding For Beginners

Bird Gallery

Birds of the Philippines

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Executive Committee

Gina Mapua, President

Willem Van De Ven, Vice President

Tinggay Cinco, Secretary

Mike Lu, Treasurer

Jon Javier, 5th Officer

Records and Observations

Submission of records,

Records Committee
Arne Jensen,

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