By Redempto D. Anda
The plan to build a 15-megawatt coal-fired power plant adjacent to the protected island of Rasa off the town of Narra, home to a critically endangered bird species, got the nod on Friday from the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD), overriding the opposition mounted by conservationists.
THE Naval Forces Central rescued an endangered bird locally known as “kalaw.”
Not unlike some among their human counterparts, male blue tits lose interest when their mates’ beauty starts fading, staying out longer and neglecting their offspring, a report said Monday.
When flamingos, storks, pelicans and other migratory birds undertake their long seasonal flights, they risk their lives winging their way through the endless power grids that cover the world.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Visitors to the Northern Police District (NPD) headquarters in Caloocan City may be surprised to be greeted at the entrance by the most unlikely hosts at this time of the year—big white birds.
A PROMINENT Cebuano literature icon’s book on birds earned him another award to add to his collection over the weekend.
In a species of hawk, males dress themselves up as females to gain a sneaky advantage in the mating game, according to an unusual study published Wednesday.
By Miko Morelos
A biologist overseeing the Las Piñas-Parañaque bird sanctuary intends to have one of Metro Manila’s last natural reserves recognized by an international monitor as part of a route migratory birds use in East Asia and Australia. Including the sanctuary—the Las Piñas- Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area—in the East Asian-Australasia Flyway Network could help the [...]
By Rosa May de Guzman-Maitem
(Last of two parts) TACURONG City, Sultan Kudarat—The marshy farm of Rey Oliver Malana by the ridges of the Banga River in Barangay (village) Baras in Tacurong City, is a haven of migratory birds. In a bumpy road amid the oil palm plantation, seven kilometers off the city, the Baras Bird Sanctuary boasts of egrets [...]
An endangered bird perched on a narra tree for hours near the Capitol building before Cebu City Zoo officers arrived to take it, only to see it fly away.
A young emperor penguin that turned up on a New Zealand beach won’t be getting a free ride all the way back to its Antarctic home — but the bird’s human friends will at least help it get a little closer.
This is one homesick penguin, stranded on a New Zealand beach 2,000 miles from Antarctica and eating sand it mistook for snow.
MANILA, Philippines—The bees that caused the disruption of airport operations on Thursday and caused flight delays could have been smuggled by a passenger. Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) General Manager Jose Angel Honrado said the Bureau of Animal Quarantine ruled out the possibility that the bees came from grassy area or plants within the area. [...]