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Birdwatching in the Philippines

Birdwatching in the Philippines. (Photo courtesy Philippines Department of Tourism)




Birdwatching Tours of the Philippines

Birdwatching in the Philippines.


Our Philippines Birding Itineraries


Please note number of days indicated is a guide only, and may change depending on your arrival and departure dates


Calamian islands Resort with Birding Guide

This holiday is based in a Busuanga island resort. There is no minimum stay, and you will have the attention of a local birding guide. Please request.


Birding - South Luzon - 4 Days


Birding - North Luzon - 4 Days


Birding - Palawan - 4 Days


Birding - Davao, Cagayan de Oro, & Mt. Kitanglad - 6 Days


Birding - Bohol & Cebu - 7 Days


Birding - South & North Luzon - 8 Days


Birding - South Luzon & Palawan - 8 Days


Birding - North Luzon & Palawan - 8 Days


Birding - South Luzon, Bohol, & Cebu - 10 Days


Birding - North Luzon, Bohol, & Cebu - 10 Days


Birding - South Luzon, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, & Mt. Kitanglad - 10 Days


Birding - North Luzon, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, & Mt. Kitanglad - 10 Days


Birding - Bohol, Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, & Mt. Kitanglad - 11 Days


Birding - South Luzon, North Luzon, & Palawan - 12 Days


Birding - Bohol, Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Mt. Kitanglad, & Palawan - 14 Days


Birding - Bohol, Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Mt. Kitanglad, Palawan, & North Luzon - 17 Days


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Birdwatching North Luzon, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, & Mt. Kitanglad

- 10 Days


Philippines BirdwatchingN.B. This is a Private Bird Watching itinerary, and as such, is flexible, and may be taken at a time to suit you. Local Guides are employed for each section.


ITINERARY


Day 1 - Arrival into Manila

Arrive Manila. Transfer to Hotel.


Day 2 - Candaba Marsh, Luzon

Travel to Subic via Candaba Marsh. Birding at Candaba. Continue journey to Subic. Arrive Subic Check in Accommodation

We search for Luzon specialties like Green Raquet-tail, White-lored Oriole, and other more widespread endemics like Philippine Falconet and Philippine Pygmy-Woodpecker. In addition to birding the forest, we will visit some wetlands loaded with waterbirds like the rare Philippine Duck, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Yellow & Cinnamon Bitterns, and Barred and Buff-banded Rails.


Day 3 - Subic, Luzon

Continue birding at Subic and Surrounding Areas


Day 4 - Subic, Luzon

Continue birding at Subic and Surrounding Areas. Return to Manila


Day 5 - Manila to Davao

Transfer to Airport. Flight to Davao. Arrival Davao. Transfer to Accommodation. Afternoon Free Time


Day 6 - Eden Park and Philippine Eagle Centre

Full Day - Eden Park At 3,000 feet above sea level. Eden now serves as home to over 100,000 pine trees, beautiful gardens, orchards, animal sanctuaries, endemic and lowland birds and other flora and fauna thriving in their natural environment.


Day 7 - Cagayan De Oro

Check out Accommodation. Transfer to Airport. Flight to Cagayan De Oro

Arrive Cagayan. Transfer to Mt. Kitanglad Park Range. Check in Accommodation. Late Afternoon Birding

Mt Kitanglad National Park includes an extensive mountain range with about a dozen peaks, and is an important bird area and popular birdwatching site, with many threatened species, including the Philippine Eagle.

We search for Mindanao specialties including Apo Sunbird, McGregor’s Cuckooshrike, and the Mindanao Raquet-tail.


Day 8 - Mt. Kitanglad

Mt. Kitanglad - Full Day

Searching for one of the world’s rarest raptors, the monstrous Monkey-Eating Eagle, which competes with South America’s Harpy for position as the world’s largest eagle.

There are plenty of other great birds at Kitanglad, like Blue-capped Wood-Kingfisher, Rufous-headed Tailorbird, Black-and-Cinnamon Fantail, Cinnamon Ibon, and Apo Myna.

Nights will be spent camping and birding on the mountain where there will be time to search for Giant Scops Owl and the recently described Bukidnon Woodcock.


Day 9 - Mt. Kitanglad

Continue Birding at Mt. Kitanglad


Day 10 - Return to Manila

Check out accommodation. Return Flight to Manila.


END OF TOUR


INCLUSIONS:


9 Nights Accommodation

All Meals and Drinks (during meal, non alcoholic)

Transfers

Domestic Flights

All Land Transportation - Private AC Vehicle

Local Guides, Local Tax, Service Charge and Environmental Fee


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