Little Grebe Tachybabtus ruficollis
Candaba and enroute from expressway on Luzon.
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Candaba marsh only, where common.
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Approx. 500 birds at Candaba
Great Egret Ardea alba
Candaba and few en-route Luzon
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
Few at Candaba Luzon.
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Common except Kitanglad
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes Vulnerable (VU)
1 on coral flats near Baclayon, Bohol and 3 seen enroute to Alcoy on Cebu
Javan/Chinese Pond Heron Ardeola spec
Candaba marsh held 1 bird
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Fairly common throughout.
Striated Heron Butorides striata
1 seen on Cebu
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus
2 birds in flight at dusk Subic
Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis
2 birds seen Candaba
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
20+ Candaba, 1 enroute Cebu
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
4 Candaba, 1 Bohol
Wandering Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arcuata
About 30 birds in ponds near Candaba.
Philippine Duck Anas luzonica Vulnerable (VU) Near-endemic
Thought a 100 would be a good count… We had at least a 1000 on ponds near Candaba. Another 4 at Subic and about 35 at Cebu north reclamation area.
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Few at Candaba
Garganey Anas querquedula
Approx. 50 on ponds near Candaba.
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
50+ on ponds near Candaba
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
9 birds Candaba
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
1 + 3 birds Mt.Kitanglad
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
Fairly common throughout
Philippine Serpent-Eagle Spilornis holospilus Country endemic
Subic, Makiling, Bohol and Kitanglad
Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis
2 sightings, Subic and Mt.Makiling
Besra Accipiter virgatus
Seen twice at Subic and once on Bohol.
Great Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi Critically endangered (CR) Country endemic
Seen perched on both our full days on Kitanglad. The first one was a little distant but on the second day we found a second bird from the higher viewpoint with brilliant looks through the scope. See photo on tour page.
Luzon Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus philippensis Vulnerable (VU) Country endemic
We found 1 perched at Subic on our last morning. Alarm calls from Whiskered Treeswift did the trick.
Pinsker’s Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus pinskeri Vulnerable (VU) Country endemic
1 on Mt.Kitanglad
Philippine Falconet Microhierax erythrogenys Country endemic
2 Subic, 3 Makiling, 1 on Mt.Kitanglad showing at the same time with Philippine Eagle!
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
2 Subic, 1 Makiling, 1 Kitanglad
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Spotted Buttonquail Turnix ocellatus Country endemic
No less than 3 birds seen on our visit to the dairy farm at Los Banos
Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator
One pair on our visit to the dairy farm and 4 pairs at IRRI, Los Banos.
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Candaba and 2 birds at IRRI Los Banos
Barred Rail Gallirallus torquatus Near-endemic
Candaba, Subic, Bohol…
Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea Country endemic
1 crossing the road on Bohol, also heard Rajah Sikatuna and heard on Kitanglad
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Candaba, Subic, Bohol
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea
A few at Candaba
Purple [Philippine] Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Few seen at Candaba Marsh
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Few birds at Candaba.
Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus
5+ at Candaba Marsh.
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
3 birds on Cebu
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
About 50 seen at Candaba.
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
1 bird on the coral flats on Bohol
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Candaba and Cebu
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus
Bohol coral flats
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii
Bohol coral flats
Bukidnon Woodcock Scolopax bukidnonensis Country endemic
Two birds seen roding first evening on Kitanglad. Traditionally recorded just about every evening and early morning at Del Monte lodge, Kitanglad. 3 of our group saw a bird running on the trail during the day.
Common Snipe Galinago galinago
Candaba (also possibly Pintail seen but Swinhoe’s can’t be excluded)
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
2 birds on Bohol
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Candaba, Subic, Cebu
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes
5+ on the coral flats near Tagbiliran, Bohol
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
2 at Candaba, 5 on Cebu
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Candaba, Los Banos, Cebu
Common Redhank Tringa totanus
1 on Cebu
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
2 birds on coral flats near Tagbiliran, Bohol.
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
About 50 seen near Cebu port
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Candaba, Bohol, Los Banos laguna and Cebu
Red Collared-Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
Candaba Marsh, Subic, Bohol
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
Candaba, Los Banos, Mt.Kitanglad
Philippine Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia tenuirostris Near-endemic
daily seen Kitanglad and heard at Rajah Sikatuna, Bohol
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Couple sightings at Subic
Zebra Dove Geopelia striata
Candaba, Kitanglad, Bohol, Subic, Makiling.
White-eared Dove Phapitreron leucotis Country endemic
Regular encounters at most sites visited.
Pink-necked Pigeon Treron vernans
2 females seen perched near Alcoy, Cebu
Pompadour [Philippine] Green-Pigeon Treron pompadora [axillarus]
Daily sightings Subic Bay.
Yellow-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus occipitalis Country endemic
1 briefly seen Subic and 1 + 3 birds seen on Kitanglad
Black-chinned Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus leclancheri Near-endemic
2 seen Alcoy, Cebu. Heard Makiling, Bohol.
Pink-bellied Imperial Pigeon Ducula poliocephala
1 seen briefly by John only, at Alcoy, Cebu, where this species is regular.
Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea
Regular sightings on all days at Subic
Guaiabero Bolbopsittacus lunulatus Country endemic
Up to 15 daily at Subic, few on Makiling.
Mindanao Racquet-tail Prioniturus waterstradti Near-threatened (NT) Country endemic
1 + 5 seen Kitanglad
Green Racquet-tail Prioniturus luconensis Vulnerable (VU) Country endemic
2 + 2 + 1 seen Subic
Blue-naped Parrot Tanygnathus lucionensis Near-threatened (NT) Near-endemic
Several seen at Subic only.
Philippine Hanging-Parrot Loriculus philippensis Country endemic
(Colasisi) Common at both Subic and Mt.Kitanglad.
Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus pectoralis Country endemic
One seen at Mt. Makiling, heard Bohol and Cebu
Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus optatus
One found perched at Alcoy, Cebu, was a nice surprise.
Rusty-breasted (Brush) Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus
Seen Bohol, heard AlcoyCebu and 1 seen Kitanglad.
Philippine Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus velutinus Country endemic
Seen twice Bohol.
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Seen at Subic where more birds heard, and heard on Bohol
Red-crested Malkoha Phaenicophaeus superciliosus Country endemic
We had daily sightings of this amazing Malkoha at both Subic and Mt.Makiling.
Scale-feathered Malkoha Phaenicophaeus cumingi Country endemic
An amazing 5+ seen on our first morning on Mt.Makiling. Heard only on the next morning.
Rufous Coucal Centropus unirufus Near-threatened (NT) Country endemic
Couple sightings at Subic, more heard.
Black-faced Coucal Centropus melanops Country endemic
Daily sightings at Rajah Sikatuna Protected Landscape, Bohol.
Philippine Coucal Centropus viridis Country endemic
Seen Subic, Los Banos, Bohol, Cebu and Mt.Kitanglad
Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis
Heard at Candaba marsh and 1 seen Los Banos.
Philippine Scops-Owl Otus megalotis Country endemic
1 seen Subic
Everett’s Scops-Owl Otus everetti Country endemic
Mindanao Eagle-Owl Mimizuku gurneyi Country endemic
Heard on Mt.Kitanglad
Philippine Hawk-Owl Ninox philippensis Country endemic
1 seen Makiling, heard Subic
Philippine Frogmouth Batrachostomus septimus Country endemic
On the nest at Del Monte lodge Kitanglad which means close daytime views for as long as we wanted, whenever we wanted during our stay on the mountain.
Great Eared-Nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis
Several sightings Subic and Kitanglad
Philippine Nightjar Caprimulgus manillensis Country endemic
Two birds at Subic for great looks in the spotlight and twice 1 bird seen Kitanglad.
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta
Commonly seen on Mindanao and Bohol.
Grey-rumped Swiftlet Collocalia marginata Country endemic
Common on Luzon- Subic, Mt.Makiling – Los Banos and Tabunan – Cebu.
Pygmy Swiftlet Collocalia troglodytes Country endemic
Traditionally the best views were (looking down on them) from the Chocolate Hills viewpoint on Bohol.
Philippine Swiftlet Aerodramus mearnsi Country endemic
Few on Mt.Kitanglad
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis
Bohol and Cebu
Purple Needletail Hirundapus celebensis Near-endemic
Couple sightings in Subic and 3 birds seen Kitanglad.
Asian Palm-Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus
Subic and Makiling
House Swift Apus nipalensis
Several on the campus grounds at Los Banos
Whiskered Treeswift Hemiprocne comata
Daily sightings at Subic and Kitanglad
Philippine Trogon Harpactes ardens Country endemic
Remains quite common at Rajah Sikatuna, Bohol, where we had daily sightings incl, of 2 fine males.
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Indigo-banded Kingfisher Alcedo cyanopectus Country endemic
We found a nice female in Los Banos botanical garden after only brief views of 1 on the campus where it appeared rather tricky to connect due to low water level in the river.
Silvery Kingfisher Alcedo argentata Vulnerable (VU) Country endemic
A single bird seen on both full days on Bohol.
Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda
The bonus Kingfisher for Philippines showed again at Rajah Sikatuna on Bohol.
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
Few on Bohol, common Subic.
Rufous-lored Kingfisher Todiramphus winchelli Vulnerable (VU) Country endemic
Calling birds kept playing with us until we found a female sitting next to Brahminy trail on the last morning.
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
Almost daily sightings.
Spotted Wood Kingfisher Actenoides lindsayi Country endemic
Two seen on our full day at Makiling and a male on the last morning. Quite a few heard at Subic.
Blue-capped Wood Kingfisher Actenoides hombroni Vulnerable (VU) Country endemic
A male seen 3 times… but not every time by all group members… difficult on Kitanglad this year.
Blue-throated Bee-eater Merops viridis
Adding colour on every day at Subic, also seen Mindanao.
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
Several noted at Candaba and at AlcoyCebu.
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
4 birds at Subic Bay.
Luzon Hornbill Penelopides manillae Country endemic
Plenty at Subic and also a few on Mt.Makiling.
Samar Hornbill Penelopides samarensis Country endemic
5 birds seen on our first day at Rajah Sikatuna, Bohol, with a few birds seen on the next days, also plenty more heard in the reserve.
Mindanao Hornbill Penelopides affinis Country endemic
Daily Kitanglad, total of 5 birds, more heard.
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala
Subic, Makiling, heard Cebu
Philippine Woodpecker Dendrocopos maculatus Country endemic
Regular encounters at Subic and Makiling, Cebu and Kitanglad. Cebu’s maculatus looking a lot browner overall than the other subspecies.
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis
Couple seen at Subic, heard Bohol.
Luzon Flameback Chrysocolaptes haematribon Country endemic
Up to 6 daily Subic
Buff-spotted Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus Country endemic
1 on Bohol and 4 birds on Kitanglad
Sooty Woodpecker Mulleripicus funebris Country endemic
A female, then a pair and a male at Subic.
Visayan Broadbill Eurylaimus samarensis Vulnerable (VU) Country endemic
One was picked up by Rob sitting briefly next to Oriole trail at Rajah Sikatuna. Later heard from Pitta trail.
Azure-breasted Pitta Pitta steerii Vulnerable (VU) Country endemic
On Bohol in the scope for everyone except Rob so while the rest waited for the Broadbill to show again went back to Pitta stakeout with Rob only where we managed perfect close looks of the Pitta in the open. Doesn’t this confirm the importance of small group size on birding tours? (Steere’s Pitta)
Hooded Pitta Pitta sordida
1 bird flushed at Subic and very good looks of 1 perched at AlcoyCebu.
Red-bellied Pitta Pitta erythrogaster
1 heard distant on Mt.Makiling
Plain Martin Riparia paludicola
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica
Striated Swallow Cecropis striolata
Plenty at the dairy farm at Los Banos and also seen on Bohol.
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula
5+ at Candaba, 15+ at IRRI Los Banos
Oriental Pipit Anthus rufulus
Mt.Kitanglad, Makiling and Candaba.
Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis
Kitanglad, Candaba and Cebu
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
Kitanglad, Los Banos and Subic
Beer-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Coracina striata
common at Subic, few Rajah Sikatuna.
Black-bibbed Cuckoo-shrike Coracina mindanensis Country endemic
A very nice surprise at Rajah Sikatuna, Bohol. A pair seen.
Blackish Cuckoo-shrike Coracina coerulescens Country endemic
Daily at Subic
McGregor's Cuckoo-shrike Coracina mcgregori Near-threatened Country endemic
3 birds seen on Kitanglad
Black-and-White Triller Lalage melanoleuca
Real nice to connect with this one again at Makiling. Heard one which then showed very well with another bird nearby.
Pied Triller Lalage nigra
Subic and Cebu
Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus
Subic and Makiling
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
Single sighting of a male on Bohol.
Yellow-wattled Bulbul Pycnonotus urostictus Country endemic
2 birds seen Los Banos, 2 sightings on Bohol
Yellow-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus goiavier
Philippine Bulbul Ixos philippinus Country endemic
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
1 seen Subic Bay, near the airfield.
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus
Few remaining on Kitanglad. Most obviously had left back north.
White-browed Shortwing Brachypteryx montana
2 seen briefly, more heard Kitanglad
Bright-capped Cisticola Cisticola exilis
seen Los Banos. (Golden-headed Cisticola)
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Long-tailed Ground-Warbler Bradypterus caudatus Country endemic
2 birds seen crossing the trail on Kitanglad, the only and best way indeed to see these birds out in the open as they normally only stay in the darkest bits of thick vegetation, giving only shades for one to see.
Oriental Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis
Rufous-headed Tailorbird Orthotomus heterolaemus Country endemic
Singles seen daily Mt.Kitanglad, more heard
Philippine Tailorbird Orthotomus castaneiceps Country endemic
2 seen Subic.
Rufous-fronted Tailorbird Orthotomus frontalis Country endemic
Couple sightings at Rajah Sikatuna, more heard
Grey-backed Tailorbird Orthotomus derbianus Country endemic
1 seen very well on Mt.Makiling.
Yellow-breasted Tailorbird Orthotomus samarensis Near-threatened (NT) Country endemic
1 seen, more heard Rajah Sikatuna, Bohol.
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis
Seen Subic and Cebu
Mountain Warbler Phylloscopus trivirgatus
Common on Mt.Kitanglad.
Philippine Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus olivaceus Country endemic
Daily at Rajah Sikatuna Bohol.
Tawny Grassbird Megalurus timoriensis
Several seen Kitanglad and Los Banos
Striated Grassbird Megalurus palustris
Rather common throughout
Rufous-tailed Jungle-Flycatcher Rhinomyias ruficauda Near-endemic
We found 3 birds total of the endemic boholensis race for good looks at Rajah Sikatuna Protected Landscape.
Grey-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa griseisticta
Fairly common and regularly recorded throughout.
Mugimaki Flycatcher Ficedula mugimaki
Just as we did on our first tour, got two sightings of this lovely winter visitor on Kitanglad.
Little Pied Flycatcher Ficedula westermanni
Daily seen Mt.Kitanglad
Mountain Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias panayensis Near-endemic
Plenty sightings at Mt.Kitanglad. (Island Flycatcher)
Mangrove Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis rufigastra
4 birds at Nug-as forest, Cebu.
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis
Only 1 seen, Alcoy Cebu
White-browed Shama Copsychus luzoniensis Country endemic
4 birds seen Subic, 1 Makiling, more heard
Black Shama Copsychus cebuensis Endangered (EN) Country endemic
Seen within 5 minutes of arrival at Alcoy with another bird seen later on.
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
Singles at Candaba and en-route on the Subic – Tarlac expressway, also Cebu
Blue Fantail Rhipidura superciliaris Country endemic
Seen on both full days at Rajah Sikatuna NP, few more heard.
Blue-headed Fantail Rhipidura cyaniceps Country endemic
We (Iain) found 2 birds at Subic. A nice surprise as they aren’t common in Subic. Later heard on Makiling.
Black-and-cinnamon Fantail Rhipidura nigrocinnamomea Country endemic
Daily at Mt.Kitanglad. Stunner!
Fried Pantail Rhipidura javanica
Alcoy, Bohol, Candaba, Subic and Cagayan de Oro.
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea
Sightings at Subic and Bohol
Rufous Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone cinnamomea Country endemic
1 stake-out bird showing very well on Mt.Makiling
Yellow-bellied Whistler Pachycephala philippinensis Country endemic
Several sightings at Kitanglad and at Rajah Sikatuna Bohol.
White-vented Whistler Pachycephala homeyeri Near-endemic
1 bird showing well at Alcoy, Cebu
Striated Wren-Babbler Ptilocichla mindanensis Country endemic
1 + 2 seen Bohol
Black-crowned Babbler Stachyris nigrocapitata Country endemic
2 sightings at Rajah Sikatuna NP
Brown Tit-Babbler Macronous striaticeps Country endemic
Seen few on Kitanglad and Bohol
Golden-bellied Gerygone Gerygone sulphurea
Seen Subic and Cebu (Flyeater)
Elegant Tit Pardaliparus elegans Country endemic
Subic, Makiling, Alcoy and daily on Kitanglad.
White-fronted Tit Sittiparus semilarvatus Near-threatened (NT) Country endemic
We were lucky to finally connect with 1 bird showing very well on our last morning at Subic.
Sulphur-billed Nuthatch Sitta oenochlamys Country endemic
daily at Mt.Kitanglad
Stripe-sided Rhabdornis Rhabdornis mysticalis Country endemic
Fairly common at Subic and on Mt.Makiling.
Stripe-breasted Rhabdornis Rhabdornis inornatus Country endemic
6 + 2 + 1 + 6 seen on Kitanglad. Easy this year.
Plain-throated Sunbird Anthreptes malacensis
Few sightings at Mt.Makiling.
Purple-throated Sunbird Leptocoma sperata
Daily on Bohol, also at AlcoyCebu.
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis
Fairly common and seen regularly during the trip.
Grey-hooded Sunbird Aethopyga primigenia Country endemic
Quite a few sightings at Mt.Kitanglad.
Mount Apo Sunbird Aethopyga boltoni Near-threatened (NT) Country endemic
Good sightings of a female, then 2 males on Kitanglad.
Flaming Sunbird Aethopyga flagrans Country endemic
A fine male on Mt. Makiling
Handsome Sunbird Aethopyga bella Country endemic
A male each on Mt. Makiling and at Alcoy Cebu
Eastern Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
3 birds at Alcoy forest, Cebu
Striped Flowerpecker Dicaeum aeruginosum Country endemic
2 birds on Makiling. [Thick-billed Flowerpecker]
Olive-capped Flowerpecker Dicaeum nigrilore Country endemic
A few daily on Kitanglad
Bicolored Flowerpecker Dicaeum bicolor Country endemic
A nice male performed in the clearing at Rajah Sikatuna.
Red-striped Flowerpecker Dicaeum australe Country endemic
Alcoy forest, Bohol and Makiling.
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker Dicaeum trigonostigma
Several at Rajah Sikatuna, Bohol.
Buzzing Flowerpecker Dicaeum hypoleucum Country endemic
1 at Rajah Sikatuna, fairly common on Kitanglad.
Pygmy Flowerpecker Dicaeum pygmaeum Country endemic
Twice a single bird seen at Subic
Fire-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectum
Two sightings on Kitanglad.
Lowland White-eye Zosterops meyeni Near-endemic
About 5 birds at Subic and a group of about 20 at Los Banos university grounds.
Everett’s White-eye Zosterops everetti
Few at Alcoy, Cebu.
Yellowish White-eye Zosterops nigrorum Country endemic
2 birds seen Mt.Makiling
Mountain White-eye Zosterops montanus Near-endemic
common on Mt.Kitanglad.
Mindanao White-eye Lophozosterops goodfellowi Country endemic
3 + 2 + 1 seen Mt.Kitanglad. Also called Black-masked White-eye.
Cinnamon Ibon Hypocryptadius cinnamomeus Country endemic
seen daily on Kitanglad
White-lored Oriole Oriolus albiloris Country endemic
Toughest of the Subic specialities did show on each morning. Once with up to 5 birds. Very active and definitely in breeding mood.
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
Subic and Bohol
Philippine Fairy-bluebird Irena cyanogastra Country endemic
2 showed very brief in Subic, 1 seen Rajah Sikatuna Bohol where more heard.
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
common throughout and seen daily
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
Candaba, Subic, Los Banos, Kitanglad.
Balicassiao Dicrurus balicassius Country endemic
Daily at Subic and Makiling.
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus
Plenty at Rajah Sikatuna on Bohol and heard on Kitanglad.
White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus
Rather common throughout.
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos
common at Subic, also Makiling and Cagayan.
Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis
Bohol and Cebu. The roost in Tagbiliran on Bohol still providing the usual spectacle in the evening on the town square.
Short-tailed Starling Aplonis minor Near-endemic
Up to 20 daily on Kitanglad.
White-shouldered Starling Sturnus sinensis
3 birds of this rare winterer at Candaba were a nice surprise.
Apo Myna Basilornis mirandus Near-threatened (NT) Country endemic
Excellent to get 5+ birds on both full days on Kitanglad
Coleto Sarcops calvus Country endemic
Daily at Subic, 2 at Rajah Sikatuna and 2 on Kitanglad.
Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus
Subic and Los Banos.
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
Red-eared Parrotfinch Erythrura coloria Near-threatened (NT) Country endemic
1 adult male found instantly after arrival on the stake-out and showing well on Kitanglad.
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
A few at Los Banos.
White-bellied Munia Lonchura leucogastra
2 at Subic, few Kitanglad.
Chestnut Munia Lonchura atricapilla
White-cheeked Bullfinch Pyrrhula leucogenis Country endemic
Seen very well on both full days on Kitanglad. 5 birds total.