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"We saw a man carrying a gun and a dead immature Rufous Hornbill. We stopped to take pictures. When he saw us the man turned to face us as if posing for the camera."

... eye-witness account
Adams, Ilocos Norte
1:45 pm, March 23, 2014

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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
April 23, 2014
Earth Day/LPPCHEA Day
Freedom Island, Paranaque
8:00 am
March 29-30, 2014
Rapor migration count
Pagasa Observatory
Tanay, Rizal
May 18, 2014
Guided trip
Tanza, Navotas
6: 00 am
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
October 29-30, 2014
5th Asian Bird Fair
Langkawi, Malaysia
April 6, 2014
Guided trip
University of the Philippines
Quezon City
6:30 am

Attended by 27 participants and guides
Species seen include Large-billed Crow, Brown Shrike, Philippine Pygmy Woodpecker
April 6, 2014
Club Trip
Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club
Carmona, Cavite
3:00 pm

Participated by 12 birders and staff
Species seen include White-throated Kingfisher, Blue-tailed Bee-eater, Common Moorhen

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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:
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
Litrato ng isang lalaking may bitbit na patay na ibon binatikos ng netizens


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


9th Philippine Bird Festival to be held in Zamboanga City 02/11/2014
Rare bird species abound in Zamboanga City, amaze bird experts 02/11/2014
DENR probes bird hunting in Ilocos Norte


Bird Festival to be held in Zambo City


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


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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