by Maia Tanedo Back in 2013, I wrote an article for eBON titled 10 Most Common Urban Birds and have gotten quite a lot of
The Wild Bird Club of the Philippines is a nationwide 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.
number of species that have been recorded in the Philippines to date
species that can only be found in our country
species that winter in our country from August to March
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.
By Cristina R. Cinco The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) is one of the most important activities of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines. The
Everything You Wanted to Ask About Birdwatching in the Philippines
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