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WBCP Ocular Trips
DLSU-STC Canlubang, Laguna

Nonoi Maralit, Babie Magadia, Tinggay Cinco and a student resting beside a tree felled by Typhoon Glenda

MIke Lu and Tinggay Cinco at the Centennial Monument


Tagaytay Highlands

(L-R back) Gina Mapua, Lenrick Marcelo, Tommy Tan, Jon Javier (L-R front) Rose Lacson, Jops Josef, Maia Tanedo, Mike Lu

The group spotted a flock of guaiaberos

A guaiabero feeding on aratiles

WBCP Activities

Past Activities

Upcoming Activities

August 1, 2014
Ocular Trip
De La Salle University-STC
Canlubang, Laguna
3:00 pm

Species seen include Blue-Tailed Bee-eater, Large-billed Crow, Blue-naped Oriole
August 19, 2014
Bird guide training
Anvaya Cove, 
Morong, Bataan
August 2-3, 2014
Ocular Trip
Tagaytay Highlands 

Species seen include Brahminy Kite, Luzon Tarictic Hornbill, Blue-throated Bee-eater, Stripe-headed Rhabdornis

August 21, 2014
Club trip
Caylabne Bay Resort
Ternate, Cavite
6:00 am
August 5, 2014
MAP Agribusiness & Countryside Development breakfast forum
Metropolitan Club, Makati
August 28-29, 2014
Club TripSan Roque Dam
August 8-9, 2014
Bird guide training
Philippine Eagle Center
Davao City
September 13, 2014
Coastal Clean Up
Freedom Island, LPPCHEA
Parañaque City
August 8, 2014
Guided Trip
La Mesa Ecopark
Quezon City

Attended by 22 participants
Species seen include Ashy Ground Thrush, Mangrove Blue Flycatcher, Western Osprey, Black-naped oriole
October 25-26, 2014
16th International Birdwatching Fair
Guandru Nature Park
Taipei, Taiwan
August 10, 2014
Ocular Trip
University of the Philippines-Manila
6:00 am

Species seen include Philippine Pygmy Woodpecker, Asian Glossy Starling, Spotted Dove, Collared Kingfisher
November 1-2, 2014
Taiwan Birdathon
Yunlin, Chiayi and Tainan
August 16, 2014
Powershot SX50 for Birdwatchers
Canon Magallanes Service Center
2:00 pm
November 29-30, 2014
5th Asian Bird 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
Who's who at Parañaque - Las Piñas bird haven 08/09/2014
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


The annual mystery of Ilocos Norte's Spotted Imperial Pigeons


A costly National disgrace


Behind Munti condos, a treat for birding eyes


Photo of hunter with dead hornbill sparks online outrage


DENR probes bird hunting in Ilocos Norte


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
Spring Migration Count 2014



2014 Taiwan Birdathon
1-2 November 2014

5th Asian Bird Fair
Langkawi, Malaysia
November 29-30, 2014

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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