Lake Manguao

Taytay, Palawan

Lake Manguao is a lake located in the northernmost region of the island of Palawan in the Philippines. It harbors several endemic species of fish, such as the goby Oxyeleotris expatria.  Wiki

Lake Manguao News

  • Lake Manguao Reforestation Project Gets Funding

    Lake Manguao Reforestation Project Gets Funding

    The provincial government is set to reforest some 200 hectares of forest around Lake Manguao in Taytay, with funding allocation of P10.4 million.

    Forester Rodel Cabintoy, project supervisor of Provincial Agriculture Office (OPA), said the reforestation project will be done in two phases until next year and will cover the barangays of Poblacion, Bato and Bantulan.

    He added that the area is considered as one of the province?s Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) and has already been declared as a protected area by the local government. The area has a total of 4,425 hectares for catchment and the l ...

  • Lake Manguao In Palawan A Sanctuary For Wildlife

    Lake Manguao In Palawan A Sanctuary For Wildlife

    This municipality's government is working on its application to declare a lake in the area a Wetland of International Importance.

    If the application is granted, its ecological function and economic, cultural, scientific and recreational value will be recognized.

    Lake Manguao currently serves as a tourist spot for residents of Palawan. Locals can freely visit and wade in the water.

    Getting there only takes 15 minutes of land travel from the Poblacion.

    The lake is also a source of income for nearby residents. Aside from fish, Lake Manguao is also home to various wildlife such as the ...

  • Treasures Of Taytay Palawan

    Treasures Of Taytay Palawan

    The Dalai Lama said, "once a year, go someplace you've never been before," and I couldn't agree more. How exciting it is to go somewhere new each and every year. More than that, how fulfilling it is to immerse in a different culture; to meet new people along the way; and to delight in the untouched, wonderful gifts of nature. This quote inspired me to travel often and explore the country and its many hidden corners. While others are going gaga over the more popular destinations, I try to find peace in unadulterated islands or coves; in roads less-traveled. This year, one of the destinations I' ...

  • Lake Manguao an avian treasure chest in northern Palawan

    Lake Manguao an avian treasure chest in northern Palawan

    With their dusky crowns, napes, shadowy eye stripes, bluish-gray mandibles, thin brown legs, and rusty cinnamon-colored heads and necks radiating under the heat of the golden morning sun, nearly two dozen Philippine ducks (Anas luzonica) can be seen frolicking and winging their ways over Lake Manguao in the once monarch-ruled town of Taytay in northern Palawan.

    This duck which has been listed as "vulnerable" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) because of "rapid and continuing decline" in population due to "extensive hunting and widespread conversion of wetland habit ...

  • Lake Manguao An Avian Treasure Chest In Northern Palawan

    Lake Manguao An Avian Treasure Chest In Northern Palawan

    With their dusky crowns, napes, shadowy eye stripes, bluish-grey mandibles, thin brown legs, and rusty cinnamon-colored heads and necks radiating under the heat of the golden morning sun, nearly two dozen Philippine ducks (Anas luzonica) can be witnessed frolicking and winging their ways over Lake Manguao in the once monarch-ruled town of Taytay in northern Palawan.

    This duck which has been listed as "vulnerable" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) because of "rapid and continuing decline" in population due to "extensive hunting and widespread conversion of wetland ...

  • Lake Manguao An Avian Treasure Chest In Northern Palawan

    Lake Manguao An Avian Treasure Chest In Northern Palawan

    With their dusky crowns, napes, shadowy eye stripes, bluish-grey mandibles, thin brown legs, and rusty cinnamon-colored heads and necks radiating under the heat of the golden morning sun, nearly two dozen Philippine ducks (Anas luzonica) can be witnessed frolicking and winging their ways over Lake Manguao in the once monarch-ruled town of Taytay in northern Palawan.

    This duck which has been listed as "vulnerable" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) because of "rapid and continuing decline" in population due to "extensive hunting and widespread conversion of wetland ...