Tacurong Bird Festival is located in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat held every last week of May. This festival is away of showcasing an eco-tourism gem ??" the Baras Bird Sanctuary, and also of promoting its conservation and protection.
Tacurong Bird Festival News
Birds roosting in this city in Sultan Kudarat province have attracted local and foreign birdwatchers who will gather here for a two-day festival showcasing the Baras bird sanctuary, one of the country's largest nesting sites for egrets and herons.
Emelie Jamorabon, city tourism officer, said bird enthusiasts from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Nepal, Taiwan and Indonesia would join their local counterparts for the 12th Philippine Bird Festival (PBF) and the 4th Tacurong City Bird Festival here, an event supported by the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines and the Department of Touri ...
This city is set to host this years 12th Philippine Bird Festival (PBF).
The festival, slated May 10-12, 2018, will be spearheaded by the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP), which began holding the PBF in 2005 aimed at raising conservation awareness through the promotion of bird-watching and the responsible appreciation of nature.
Tacurong maintains the Baras Bird Sanctuary here with the support of the regions Department of Tourism (DOT).
The city made the bid in hosting the event after holding its third local bird festival in May 2017.
Tacurong City Mayor Lina Montilla said ...
One of SOX's premier tourist destinations is the center of the 3rd Tacurong Bird Festival, the first and the only bird festival in South Central Mindanao. This is the Baras Bird Sanctuary, home to tens of thousands of cageless wonders of SocCSkSarGen Region.
Baras Bird Sanctuary in the City of Tacurong covers about two hectares of land that is home to more than 20,000 beautiful birds of different types. The area is situated beside a river and very close to swamplands, wetlands, and marshes. In 2002, Baras was declared a bird sanctuary by the city government.
Developed as eco-tourism site ...
Bird lovers, environmental preservation advocates, local and foreign tourists and local government leaders converged here recently to celebrate the 2nd Tacurong Bird Festival.
"The conduct of this festival is our way of showcasing our eco-tourism gem ??" the Baras Bird Sanctuary, and also of promoting its conservation and protection," Tacurong City Mayor Lina Montilla told tourists as she welcomed them to Barangay Baras here.
Baras Bird Sanctuary is one of the ten most internationally important wetlands for water birds in the Philippines, according to the Department of Environment and Na ...