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Sasmuan, Pampanga - February 9, 2012

SITE/LOCALITY: Bangkong Malapad Island 
BARANGAY: Batang 2 
CITY: Sasmuan 
PROVINCE: Pampanga 
ISLAND: Luzon 
START DATE: Feb. 9, 2012 
END DATE:
START TIME: 06:30 AM 
TIME IN FIELD: 3 
NAME OF BIRDER(REPORTER): Linda Gocon 
OTHER BIRDERS PRESENT:
# OF BIRDERS PRESENT:
ENVIRONMENT CONDITION: Sunny, low tide 
TRIP NOTES: Asian Waterbird Census with the DENR. We were 4, in 2 teams counting. I am listing the ones I am sure of as the other team's count seemed to be too high.

REFERENCE: Kennedy Guide to Birds of the Philippines 

BIRDLIST 
1. Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 2
2. Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 43
3. Great Egret Ardea alba 40
4. Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia 5
5. Little Egret Egretta garzetta 10
6. Little Heron (Striated Heron) Butorides striata 1
7. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 1
8. Asian Golden-Plover (Pacific Golden-Plover) Pluvialis fulva 300
9. Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 86
10. Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 1
11. Common Redshank Tringa totanus 350
12. Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 325
13. Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 403
14. Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 2
15. Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 130
16. Black-headed Gull (Common Black-headed Gull) Larus ridibundus 5249
17. Gull sp. Larus sp. 1 Brownish-Grey with black tail, grey bill with black tip. Possibly, immature Herring Gull or Black-tailed Gull
18. Caspian Tern Sterna caspia 9
19. Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus 3219 

Total birds counted: 10,177 birds