||• Breakfast and Departure for Narra
||- KFI sponsors one van that can accommodate 12 pax only
(might be a little tight though with 12). Should there
be many participants joining, WBCP must hire a separate
van (costs around 7000 pesos including waiting and back
to Puerto at night). KFI can arrange for this.
||Birders must wake-up this early so that we could leave
before sunrise and reach the birding site in Narra around
||• Birding in Site 1
||• Malatgao Nature’s Park
||This is one of the remaining swamp forests in Palawan
that KFI uses as study site for ecosystem exposures with
youth. Records in the area include pigeons and other Palawan
||• Birding in Site 2
||• Trident former mine site
||Birding activity (forest birds) will be along the road
to the mine site, walk going to the watershed and probably
birding upstream for few meters and go back. KFI provide
sandwich and water for snacks for all participants but
please let us know how many in advance.
||• Birding in Site 3
||• El Vita wetland
||El Vita wetland to look for migrants. This can be done
along the road, telescopes are preferred. KFI provides
packed snacks for this morning trip.
||• Lunch break
• Consolidation of site
• Preparation of things for RIWS
• Short Pre-departure orientation on RIWS
Registration of visitors
|• La Vista Beach Resort
||KFI sponsors lunch for 12 participants at La Vista.
If participants exceed, please let us know so we can ask
La Vista to prepare more; however, you have to pay for
the excess pax (200/pax).
KFI gives a short orientation
on RIWS and the project.
||• Departure to RIWS
• Birding around
RIWS (coasts, marine sanctuary, campsite, birdwatch tower)
• Panacan Pier
• Rasa Island Wildlife Sanctuary
• KFI pays conservation fee of 140/pax for 20
|Shore birds, migrants Great-billed heron, Stork-billed
kingfisher and Chinese egrets
IMPT: If tide allows, birders can go to birdwatch tower
and campsite; however, we request that birders must follow
rules when transferring from big boat to small boat to
avoid accidents. A preferred shoe for this trip is mojo
or strong sandals that you can afford to get wet! And
be prepared to get wet anyway.
KFI provides packed snacks for this afternoon trip.
||• Roosting site visit
||• Rasa Island Wildlife Sanctuary
||Philippine cockatoo of course in the wild! Short explanation
about roosting site, protocols and other birds recorded
||• Departure back to mainland
||• Arrival in PPC