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Cabusao Wetlands, Camarines Sur

Cabusao Wetlands, Cabusao
Camarines Sur
January 25, 2009

Birders: Leni Sutcliffe, Desmond Allen, Menandro Benavides, Jr., Debbie McGuinn, Susie Gavinio, Nedi Gavinio-Lane

Waterfowl Counts:

Herons & Egrets
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis – 6
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus – 3
Little Egret Egretta garzetta - 80
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia – 30
Great Egret Egretta alba – 15
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea – 2
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea – 1
Unidentified egrets – 50

Geese & Ducks
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope 4
Common (Green-winged) Teal Anas crecca – 7
Philippine Duck Anas luzonica – 389
Northern Pintail Anas acuta – 90
Garganey Anas querquedula – 3400
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata – 700
Tufted Duck Anas fuligula – 250

Rails, Gallinules & Coots
Banded Rail Rallus philippensis – 1
Barred Rail Rallus torquatus – 11
White-browed Crake Porzana cinereus – 9
Moorhen Gallinula chloropus – 5

Shorebirds – Waders
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva – 80
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 15
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius – 100
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus – 50
Greater Sand-Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 1
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata 1
Redshank Tringa totanus 6
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa nebularia – 50
Greenshank Tringa nebularia – 50
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola – 20
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinerea – 8
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos – 2
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres - 2
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficolis – 20
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago - 2

Gulls, Terns & Skimmers
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus - 7
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus – 200

Total count : 5669 birds