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Wild Bird Monitoring at Cordova Wetlands - May 4, 2007

Nilo Aribas, Jr. - Wild Bird Monitoring at Cordova Wetlands
First Recipient of the Honey Lu Fund for Conservation and Exploration

The WBCP Executive Committe and the Honey Lu Conservation Fund Committee, wishes to announce the approval of Nilo Arribas Jr.'s proposed "Wild Bird Monitoring at Cordova Wetlands."

Objectives:

  • To be able to identify wild birds occurring in the area over a period of one (1) year starting April 2007 to March 2008. The second phase shall cover the Asian Waterbird Census as part of the monitoring activity for January 2008.
  • Promote awareness on the importance of the wetlands focusing on congregatory/wetlands birds in the locality.


  • Arribas taking photographs of wetland birds
    Nilo Arribas taking photographs of wetland birds

    Mr Arribas will receive PhP 1,950.00 to cover transport costs for 13 trips until September 2007. The project is also supported by Idea Wild and assistance from Margery Brandt, Marilyn and Jim Belfiore, who have provided the necessary equipment for the project. Mr. Arribas has also provided his own funds to cover other expenses.

    Mr. Arribas is to post regular reports for every trip in the prescribed format and will come up with a short summary report with significant findings at the end of the project period. The report will be published on the club website