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Balanga wetlands, Bataan

January 10, 2009
Puerto Rivas, Sibacan, Tortugas wetlands
Balanga City, Bataan

Gina Mapua and Arne Jensen tallying the count
Gina Mapua,Arne Jensen and Trinket Canlas
going over the figures

Reported by Arne Jensen and Trinket Canlas
Other birders: Rene Bajit, James Biron, Tere Cervero, Adri Constantino, Anna Gonzales, Mike Lu, Gina Mapua, Jun Osano, Joey Soriano

Little Grebe – 32

Yellow Bittern – 4
Cinnamon Bittern – 5
Black-crowned Night-Heron – 34
Cattle Egret – 600
Striated Heron – 17
Little Egret – 245
Intermediate Egret – 19
Great Egret – 407
Purple Heron -12
Grey Heron – 10
Heron & egret sp – 2200

Banded Rail – 1
Barred Rail – 8
White-breasted Waterhen – 1
Moorhen – 26

Census participants at the Puerto Rivas fishponds
Census participants at the Puerto Rivas fishponds

Black-winged Stilt – 2042
Pacific Golden Plover – 903
Little Ringed Plover – 16
Kentish Plover – 3992
Mongolian Plover – 197
Redshank – 157
Marsh sandpiper – 332
Greenshank – 295
Wood Sandpiper – 108
Common Sandpiper – 27
Grey-tailed tattler – 3
Red-necked Stint – 1095
Long-toed Stint -93
Curlew Sandpiper – 17
Unidentified shorebirds - 778

Black-headed Gull – 112

Whiskered Tern – 4515
Gull-billed Tern – 2
Little tern – 3
Unidentified terns – 300

Brahminy Kite – 3
Osprey – 1

Collared Kingfisher – 42
Common Kingfisher 25

Total birds recorded : 18,679

Total number of species : 36