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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 & Palawan

- 8 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


Day 5 - Manila to Palawan

Check out accommodation. Transfer to Manila. Flight to Palawan.

Arrive Puerto Princesa. Check in Accommodation - Bambua Nature Park Resort


Day 6 - St. Paul's National Park, Palawan.

In the beautiful untouched forest within the park we will expect to find most of Palawan's endemics.

Species hopefully including the spectacular Palawan Peacock Pheasant, Blue Paradise-Flycatcher, Palawan Tit, Palawan Hornbill, Sulphur-bellied Bulbul, and Palawan Blue Flycatcher. Others may require more work, like the dazzling Palawan Peacock-Pheasant and Falcated Ground-Babbler.


Day 7 - Rasa Island and Balsahan Trail

Rasa Island is now the most reliable site in the Philippines for the endangered Philippine Cockatoo. The Balsahan trail is where we will have further chances to see some of the specialties like Palawan Flowerpecker, Yellow-throated Leafbird, and Melodious Babbler, an endemic that is absent from St Paul’s. Later in the day we drive to Narra where we will board a boat to the tiny island of Rasa. A small population of the critically endangered Philippine Cockatoo still comes to roost here from the mainland in late afternoon.


Day 8 - Return to Manila

Check out Accommodation. Transfer to Airport. Flight back to Manila. Transfer to Airport or Hotel.


END OF TOUR


INCLUSIONS:


7 Nights Accommodation

All Meals and Drinks (during meal, non alcoholic)

Transfers

Internal Flights - Manila - Palawan - Manila

All Land Transportation - Private AC Vehicle

Local Guides, Local Tax, Service Charge and Environmental Fee


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