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The Wild Bird Club of the Philippines is a nation-wide club of birdwatchers interested in the wild birds of the Philippines. Our activities help raise awareness about Philippine avian diversity and its preservation, while promoting birdwatching as a responsible way to enjoy nature. This is backed up by a database of bird sighting records maintained by the Club, the only one in the country.

PH Birding Quick Numbers

The Philippines is well-known for it’s rich marine life, having the center of the center of the marine biodiversity of the world. But what most people do not know, including Filipinos, is that the Philippines can boast of the bird life that can be found here. In fact, the Philippines is ranked third in the world with the highest number of endemics per square kilometer next to Indonesia and Australia.

725

Species

number of species that have been recorded in the Philippines to date

255

Endemics

species that can only be found in our country

278

Migrants

species that winter in our country from August to March

205

Residents

species that occur here as well as in other countries

Based on the 2022 WBCP Checklist of Birds of the Philippines (15 February 2022). The number of residents species include resident species with migrant populations.
You can download the latest WBCP Checklist of Birds of the Philippines here.

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Events

Upcoming Events

03dec05:30Guided Birdwalk for UPM applicantsClosed group activity

Past Events

30nov06:00Club Trip: La Mesa EcoparkFor members only

29nov08:0016:00ReXSpect NatureXavier School Environmental Fair 2022

26novAll DayGuided Birdwalk for HomeschoolersLPPWP

22nov12:2512:25Club Trip: Cuenca, BatangasFor members only

13novAll DayGuided Birdwalk for HomeschoolersLPPWP

Contact Us

Have a question about birdwatching? Need help on bird identification? Send us a message.

Become a Member

Applicants are required to join a guided birdwatching trip with WBCP prior to membership. If you are already a birdwatcher, the requirement to join a guided trip prior to membership is waived.

For any questions, if you wish to be included in the mailing list for guided trip announcements or you’re a birdwatcher who wish to join the club, send an email to info@birdwatch.ph.