Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

November 17, 2016

Cebu Birding

Filed under: Birds — Tags: , — admin @ 12:14 pm

Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines.

After a hectic all-night romp from Kota Kinabalu to Manila, then to Cebu, I tried to have a sleep but it really did not work. In the afternoon I went to the beach to have a look.

Asian glossy starling juveniles
Asian glossy starling (Aplonis panayensis)

A couple of young ones on top of a dead coconut tree.

Long-tailed Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach

The fishermen were scouring for shellfish.

shellsfish gatherers
Shellfish gatherers

gull-billed tern
gull-billed tern (Gelochelidon nilotica),

Cebu bird list

Asian glossy starling (Aplonis panayensis)
Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach)
Yellow-vented Bulbul
Pied Triller
gull-billed tern (Gelochelidon nilotica),

Cebu Birding resources

http://tonjiandsylviasbirdlist.smugmug.com/keyword/cebu/

http://www.exoticbirding.com/philippines/cebu/checklist.html

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