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  • Critically-endangered Spoonbill Sandpiper Spotted In Negros Occidental

    Critically-endangered Spoonbill Sandpiper Spotted In Negros Occidental

    One of the worlds critically endangered shorebirds was recently spotted for the first time in Negros Occidental.

    A team from the Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. (PBCFI) was able to take photographs of the Spoon-billed sandpiper or Spoonbill sandpiper, known to science as Calidrispygmaea, at the Negros Occidental Coastal Wetlands Conservation Area (NOCWCA).

    Errol Gatumbato, PBCFI acting president, said the gravely endangered bird was specifically seen in Barangay Tibsok, San Enrique town over the weekend.

    "This affirms the significance of the NOCWCA as a conservat ...

  • Spoonbill Sandpiper Spotted

    In what could be considered as an interesting development in conservation, one of the world's critically endangered shorebirds was recently spotted for the first time in Negros Occidental, and most likely the first record for the Philippines, too.

    The team from the Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. was able to take photographs of the Spoon-billed sandpiper or Spoonbill sandpiper, known to science as Calidrispygmaea, at the Negros Occidental Coastal Wetlands Conservation Area, specifically in Barangay Tibsok, San Enrique, over the weekend.

    This record further affirms t ...

  • Spotting Feathered Friends

    Spotting Feathered Friends

    Haribon Foundation conducts bird watching tour each year as part of its annual Welcome to the Birds series of activities, where over half a million of migratory birds including globally threatened species visit the country typically from September to March to find temporary shelter, forage for food and rest from the harsh winter months.

    One of the recently conducted tours was in Las Piñas- Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) to student groups, members and volunteers who wanted to learn and observe the wide variety of bird species. Just a few hours away from the metrop ...