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Paoay Lake National Park, Ilocos Norte

Asian Waterbird Census
AWC sites covered by WBCP
Paoay Lake National Park, Ilocos Norte - 1/15/11
SITE/LOCALITY: Paoay Lake National Park, Ilocos Norte


AWC counters pose for a group shot

BARANGAY:
CITY: Paoay
PROVINCE: Ilocos Norte
ISLAND: Luzon

START DATE: 1/15/2011
END DATE: 1/15/2011

START TIME: 06:30 AM
TIME IN FIELD: 3

 

 


Lake Paoay at daybreak

NAME OF BIRDER(REPORTER): Mikeli Mapua
OTHER BIRDERS PRESENT: Ixi Mapua, Gina Mapua, Hernan Mapua, Richard Ruiz, Doc Pete Callope, Cecil Morella, Cielo Morella
# OF BIRDERS PRESENT: 8

ENVIRONMENT CONDITION: It was overcast early in the morning, and it was difficult to spot the birds up until around 7.
TRIP NOTES: We effectively circled the lake, so there may be an over lap of numbers.

REFERENCE:

BIRDLIST
1. Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 2
2. Great Egret Ardea alba 5
3. Little Egret Egretta garzetta 1
4. Little Heron (Striated Heron) Butorides striata 1
5. Egret sp. Egretta sp. 6
6. Bittern sp. Ixobrychus / Dupetor sp. 1
7. Philippine Duck Anas luzonica 103
8. Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 128
9. Duck sp. Anatidae sp. 32
10. Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus 1
11. Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris 1
12. Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 1
13. White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis 2
14. White-collared Kingfisher (Collared Kingfisher) Todirhamphus chloris 6