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It had to happen. The day we were going to Candaba it rained heavily the night before. Which meant muddy roads to the mayor's house. So goodbye to the White-shouldered Starlings, Purple Herons and Marsh Harrier. We can't go there anymore for fear of being stuck in the mud.
It was my first time ever to anywhere in Region XII, that Mindanao region with a tongue twister for a name: SOCCSKSARGEN (for South Cotabato, Cotabato City, North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Saranggani and General Santos City). Glad to have the 3rd Tacurong Bird Festival fall on days with no classes, I was excited to join Adri on his trip. I was also excited to touch base with Felix, who had been based in Gen San for the past several months.
Spectacular scenery and great birds: it's easy birding by the highway in Puerto Princesa, so we stuck to our tried-and-tested, except this time we did a reversal of the usual routine.
It's my personal paradise... birding, beaches and the great outdoors! I was so excited that Adri and I finally got to fit a return trip to Puerto Princesa for a 5 day weekend at the end of November for an early wedding anniversary trip.
Unfortunately, a cancelled flight made us lose an evening and a morning, but our optimism overtook our disappointment and soon we were in Puerto Princesa, ready to bird! I love Puerto Princesa!
We picked up our rental car, picked up some supplies at the NCCC, found our way to our downtown inn, had our lunch, took a nap and... off we were! Our agenda for ...
Tacurong City's Baras Bird Sanctuary was showcased during Zamboanga City's 1st Ecotourism Fair for the 9th Philippine Bird Festival on February 27 to March 2, 2014.
Photos of migratory birds inhabiting Tacurong's one and three-fourth hectare-bird sanctuary were displayed for local and international bird watchers, students, and locals. These migratory birds include the Great Egret, Intermediate Egret, Little Egret, Cattle Egret, Rufous Night Heron, Black-Crowned Night Heron, and Javan Pond. The exhibit also included the the Wild Bird Photographers of the Philippines' sightings of the Variabl ...
I went to The Quiet Place Farm Resort in Bago City expecting to have some quiet time with friends, only to be disturbed by the birds. It was not their melodious early morning calls that I find disquieting but the fact that these beautiful creatures need our constant protection because some of them are already threatened species.
The Bird Watching Activity of The Quiet Place was such an eye opening activity for me that I swear, I will never look at birds the same way again. Unlike those unscrupulous hunters, shooting birds with a camera doesn't harm them and sharing their pictures would even ...