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Candaba Marsh, Pampanga - January 15, 2012

TV host Noli de Castro covered the census
for TV Patrol
WBCP members tallying the figures

BARANGAY:
CITY: Candaba
PROVINCE: Pampanga
ISLAND: Luzon

START DATE: 1/15/2012
END DATE: 1/15/2012
START TIME: 06:30 AM
TIME IN FIELD: 3.5

NAME OF BIRDER(REPORTER): Jops Josef
OTHER BIRDERS PRESENT: Maia Tañedo, Charlie Fernandez, Paula Peralejo, Ruth Francisco, Tinggay Cino, Vincent Lao, Baby Magadia, Herman Cellan, Jun Osano, Riana Osano, Rhoda Tayag, Diuvs de Jesus, Christian Perez, Des Cambaliza, Jasmin Meren, Abby Santos, Anthony Sayson, Trinket Canlas, Mel Tan, Carmela Balcazar, Mike Lu, Jon Javier, Ruben Bala, Cecil Morella, Karen Ochavo, Jayce Japlit, Frank Carlsen, Angie Carlsen, Tommy Tan, Dennis Buenviaje, Criselda Yabes, Alex Loinaz, Cel Tungol, Mark Wallbank, Robert Brinks
# OF BIRDERS PRESENT: 35

ENVIRONMENT CONDITION: Overcast, sunny, windy at times
TRIP NOTES: AWC count for Candaba. Count includes the area of the Mayor's ponds (Brgy. Simang) and Brgy. Paralaya. Also present were Mr. Noli de Castro to do a feature on birdwatching and AWC. He was accompanied by Candaba Mayor, Mr. Jerry Pelayo, and went mostly with Mike's group during the count. Leading the media crew, was WBCP member, JV Noriega.
REFERENCE:

BIRDLIST
1. Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 13
2. Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 756
3. Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 238
4. Great Egret Ardea alba 121
5. Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia 62
6. Little Egret Egretta garzetta 404
7. Little Heron (Striated Heron) Butorides striata 7
8. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 261
9. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 706
10. Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus 11
11. Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 43
12. Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis 5
13. Egret sp. Egretta sp. 2166
14. Wandering Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arcuata 2
15. Northern Pintail Anas acuta 1
16. Green-winged Teal (Common Teal) Anas crecca 10
17. Philippine Duck Anas luzonica 390
18. Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope 4
19. Garganey Anas querquedula 2115
20. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata 500
21. Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 137
22. Duck sp. Anatidae sp. 97
23. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus 1
24. Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis 6
25. Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus 1
26. Barred Rail Gallirallus torquatus 15
27. White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea 29
28. Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea 2
29. White-breasted Waterhen (White-breasted Bush-hen) Amaurornis phoenicurus 22
30. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 72
31. Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio 4
32. Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus 2
33. Little Ringed-Plover Charadrius dubius 423
34. Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 634
35. Lesser Sand-Plover (Mongolian Plover) Charadrius mongolus 5
36. Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 1
37. Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 69
38. Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 47
39. Rufous-necked Stint (Red-necked Stint ) Calidris ruficollis 71
40. Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata 1
41. Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus 3
42. Wader/ Shorebird sp. Charadriidae/ Scolopacidae sp. 329
43. Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 3
44. Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus 649
45. Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 15
46. White-collared Kingfisher (Collared Kingfisher) Todirhamphus chloris 3

TOTAL COUNT: 10,456 (added 2 Wandering Whistling Ducks spotted late afternoon the same day)