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Balanga Fishponds


ASIAN WATERBIRD CENSUS

SITE/LOCALITY: Tortugas fishponds and Balanga Wetland Park, Balanga, Bataan
BARANGAY:
CITY: Balanga
PROVINCE: Bataan
ISLAND: Luzon

START DATE: 1/18/2014
END DATE: 1/18/2014
START TIME: 06:00 AM
TIME IN FIELD: 3

NAME OF BIRDER(REPORTER): Mads Bajarias
OTHER BIRDERS PRESENT: Krees Castaneda
# OF BIRDERS PRESENT: 2

ENVIRONMENT CONDITION: cool, sunny, not very windy, outgoing tide so low sandbars were exposed for long distances making bird ID difficult even with scopes
TRIP NOTES: Asian Waterbird Census 2014
REFERENCE:

BIRDLIST
1. Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 9
2. Striated Heron Butorides striata 1
3. Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 61
4. Great Egret Ardea alba 30
5. Little Egret Egretta garzetta 362
6. Chinese egret Egretta eupholotes 1
7. Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 9
8. Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 126
9. Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 4
10. Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 356
11. Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 1267
12. White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 200
13. Tern sp. Sternidae sp. 33
14. Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris 22
15. Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 2

plover sp. 1071
Pluvialis plover sp. 234
Charadrius plover sp. 446
small sandpiper sp. 344
large sandpiper sp. 131
gull sp. 90
tern sp. 300

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SITE/LOCALITY: Puerto Rivas Fishponds, Balanga, Bataan
BARANGAY:
CITY: Balanga
PROVINCE: Bataan
ISLAND: Luzon

START DATE: 1/18/2014
END DATE:
START TIME: 06:00 AM
TIME IN FIELD: 3

NAME OF BIRDER(REPORTER): Jo Solis
OTHER BIRDERS PRESENT: Jasmin Meren
# OF BIRDERS PRESENT: 2

ENVIRONMENT CONDITION: cool, sunny, not very windy, outgoing low tide
TRIP NOTES: Asian Waterbird Census 2014
REFERENCE:

BIRDLIST
1. Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 2
2. Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia 161
3. Little Egret Egretta garzetta 34
4. Heron sp. Ardea sp. 1197 herons and egrets massed together
5. Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus 1
6. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 6
7. Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 18
8. Common Redshank Tringa totanus 9
9. Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 5
10. Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 3
11. Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes 2
12. Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 38
13. Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 206
14. Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris 3
15. Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 2

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SITE/LOCALITY: Sibacan Fishponds, Balanga, Bataan
BARANGAY:
CITY: Balanga
PROVINCE: Bataan
ISLAND: Luzon

START DATE: 1/18/2014
END DATE:
START TIME: 06:00 AM
TIME IN FIELD: 3


NAME OF BIRDER(REPORTER): Linda Gocon
OTHER BIRDERS PRESENT: Maithri Jansz
# OF BIRDERS PRESENT: 2

ENVIRONMENT CONDITION: cool, sunny, not very windy, outgoing low tide
TRIP NOTES: Asian Waterbird Census 2014
REFERENCE:

BIRDLIST
1. Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 4
2. Striated Heron Butorides striata 5
3. Eastern Cattle Egret Bubulcus coromandus 22
4. Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia 14
5. Little Egret Egretta garzetta 34
6. Egret sp. Egretta sp. 500 mixed, in flight
7. Barred Rail Gallirallus torquatus 2
8. White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus 1
9. White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea 4
10. Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 130
11. Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 35
12. Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 35
13. Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 7
14. Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 7
15. Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 1
16. Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 51
17. Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 21
18. Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta 27
19. Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 300
20. Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris 2 1 HO
21. Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 3

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SITE/LOCALITY: Lote and cemetery fishponds
BARANGAY: Brgy Lote
CITY: Balanga
PROVINCE: Bataan
ISLAND: Luzon

START DATE: 1/18/2014
END DATE:
START TIME: 09:00AM
TIME IN FIELD: 3

NAME OF BIRDER(REPORTER): Gina Mapua
OTHER BIRDERS PRESENT: Daniel M. Miguel (DENR), Erminda Castaneda (DENR)
# OF BIRDERS PRESENT: 3

ENVIRONMENT CONDITION: cool, sunny, not very windy, outgoing low
tide, some ponds filled with water, others drained
TRIP NOTES: Asian Waterbird Census 2014
REFERENCE:

BIRDLIST
1. Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 61
2. Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus 4
3. Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 3
4. Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 6
5. Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 5
6. Great Egret Ardea alba 3
7. Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia 437
8. Little Egret Egretta garzetta 1177
9. Egret sp. Egretta sp. 1
10. Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus 1
11. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 19
12. Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 921
13. Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 61
14. Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 62
15. Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 22
16. Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 89
17. Wader/Shorebird sp. Charadriidae/ Scolopacidae sp. 12
18. Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 849
19. Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris 5

 

 

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