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Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area, Manila Bay - January 26, 2014

Group photo
Aerial view of the LPPCHEA lagoon

ASIAN WATERBIRD CENSUS

Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area
Manila Bay
19 January 2013
0640-1030

Waterfowl Counts – 2525 birds

Herons & Egrets
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax – 20
Rufous Night heron Nycticorax caledonicus – 4
Striated Heron Butorides striatus – 10
Little Egret Egretta garzetta – 134
Great Egret Egretta alba – 26
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea – 41
Unidentified herons and egrets – 115

Rails, Gallinules & Coots
Barred Rail Rallus torquatus – 1
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus – 1
Moorhen Gallinula chloropus – 4


AWC volunteers (L-R) Mike LU and Jon Javier

Shorebirds – Waders
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus – 110
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva – 49
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius – 73
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus – 53
Redshank Tringa tetanus – 35
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis – 2
Greenshank Tringa nebularia – 302
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos – 10
Grey-tailed Tattler  Heteroscellus brevipes- 2

Gulls, Terns and Skimmers
White-winged Tern Chlidonias hybridus – 10
Unidentified terns – 1500

Additional species
Collared Kingfisher Todirampus chloris  - 21
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis - 6