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A flock of Pacific Golden Plovers in General Santos City, January 14, 2015. Photo by Pete Simpson

A flock of Pacific Golden Plovers in General Santos City, January 14, 2015. Photo by Pete Simpson


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Trips from Visiting Birders
Philippine trip - D. Slager
Philippine trip - D. Roberson and B. Mathenson
Philippine trip - D. Unson & C. Heikkinen
Penablanca, Cagayan - W. Thijs & M. Prins
Malassi lakes, Cabagan, Isabela - W. Thijs & M. Prins
Tambo Mudflats, Paranaque - W. Thijs & M. Prins

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January 10, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
La Paz, Carmen, Davao del Norte
Total 2053 birds counted
Species include Great Crested Tern, Chinese Egret, Pacific Golden Plover, Curlew Sandpiper
January 24, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Balanga City
January 11, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Candaba Marsh, Pampanga
Total 7,186 birds counted
Species include Gadwall, Eurasian Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, Eastern Marsh Harrier,  Pheasant-tailed Jacana
January 23, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Malalag, Davao del Sur
Total 2700 birds counted
Species include Lesser Sand Plover, White-headed Stilt, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Eurasian Curlew
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
March 7-8, 2015
Raptorwatch 2015
Ilham Resort, Tanjuang Tuan
January 13-15, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Team Energy Power Plant
Sual, Pangasinan
Total  271 birds counted
Species include Philippine Duck, Purple Heron, Common Kingfisher, Little Egret
October 23-24, 2015
17th Taipei International Birdwatching Fair
Guandu Nature Park, Taipei
January 13-14, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
General Santos City, Cotabato
Total 5732 birds counted
Species seen include Wandering Whistling Duck, Terek Sandpiper, Far Eastern Curlew, Red-necked Stint
October 31-November 1, 2015
6th Asian Bird Fair
Singapore Botanic Garden
January 17, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Lake Paoay, Ilocos Norte
November 14-15, 2015
14th Thailand Birdwatching Fair
January 17, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Cabusao Wetlands
Camarines Sur
January 21-23, 2015
Asian Waterbird Census
Team Energy
Pagbilao, Quezon
January 25, 2015
Records Committee and Rarities Committee meetings
Lu residence, Manila

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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

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Asian Waterbird Census

AWC Homepage
AWC Count Form
Counting Methods Manual
AWC sites covered by WBCP:
Candaba Marsh, Pampanga - 1/11/15
Team Energy Sual Power Plant - 1/13-14/15
Bangrin Marine Protected Area,Bani, Pangasinan - 1/11/15
Archives: [2004] [2005] [2006][2007] [2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013] [2014]

Bird Club in the News
Priest promotes bird conservation 1/30/15
Balanga City: A Haven for Migratory Birds 1/27/15

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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