Friday, July 7, 2017

Birds of Palawan Island in Three Days

Olive-backed Sunbird
Melodious Babbler


 Ashy-fronted Bulbul 
Rufous-tailed Tailorbird
Spot-throated flameback
Palawan Blue Flycatcher
Palawan Hornbill
Chestnut Munia
Pygmy Flowerpecker
Birding along the Zig Zag road in Palawan Island with our leader Rommel M. Cruz.
Birds of Palawan Island that were seen from 29th June to 1st July 2017 during Philippine Cockatoo Festival 2017:-
Name of species
Palawan Endemic
Philippine Endemic
1. Hill Mynah


2. Melodious Babbler
Yes

3. Pin-Striped Tit Babbler


4. Plain-throated Sunbird


5. Yellow-throated Leafbird
Yes

6. Hairy-Crested Drongo


7. Square-tailed Drongo


8. Ashy-fronted Bulbul 
Yes

9. Black-naped Monarch


10. Olive-backed Sunbird


11. Eurasian Tree Sparrow


12. Spotted Dove


13. Collared Kingfisher


14. Pacific Swallow


15. White-vented Shama
Yes

16. Black-headed Bulbul


17. Lovely Sunbird 
Yes

18. Little Egret


19. Cattle Egret


20. Great Egret


21. Whistling Duck


22. Cinnamon Bittern


23. White-breasted Wood-swallow


24. Rufous-tailed Tailorbird


25. Asian Glossy Starling


26. Chestnut Munia


27. Philippine Cockatoo

Yes
28. Zebra Dove


29. Scaly-breasted Munia


30. Pygmy Flowerpecker

Yes
31. Palawan Flowerpecker 
Yes

32. Palawan Hornbill
Yes

33. Palawan Bulbul
Yes

34. Sulphur-bellied Bulbul
Yes

35. Yellow-vented Bulbul


36. Palawan Tit 
Yes

37. Ashy-headed Babbler
Yes

38. Asian Fairy Bluebird / Palawan fairy bluebird
Yes

39. Fiery Minivet


40. Spot-throated flameback
Yes

41. Chestnut-breasted Malkoha  


42. Phillippine Cuckoo-Dove
No/Near Endemic

43. Slender-billed Crow


44. Great Slaty


45. Green Imperial Pigeon


46. Oriental Honey Buzzard


47. Common Iora


48. Thick-billed Pigeon


49. Palawan Blue Flycatcher (Endemic?)
Yes

50. Mangrove Blue Flycatcher


51. Stork-billed Kingfisher


52. Blue-naped Parrot


53. Blue-headed Racquet-tail
Yes

54. Citrine Canary-Flycatcher


55. Purple-throated Sunbird


56. PALE SPIDERHUNTER (split from Little)
Yes

57. Emerald Dove


58. Pink-Necked Green Pigeon


59. Intermediate Egret


60. Zitting Cisticola


61. Blue-eared Kingfisher


62. Lesser Coucal


YES means it is a Palawan or Philippine endemic.
(Credit to Rommel M. Cruz who went through the list of species above and confirmed the Philippines and Palawan endemics)   
The colouring sheet that was distributed to the schoolchildren of Narra Municipality, Palawan Island, featured owls and frogmouth of Malaysia with the message "BE QUIET WHEN YOU BIRD WATCH" (Credit:- Mr Tang Tuck Hong). Teachers can download a copy below:-

1 comment:

  1. I have seen many blogs on birds but wild bird club is on the top. Its very info graphic in its sense and provides very beautiful insight on every bird. Thanks for sharing the information about the event.

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