Bird List for the Farm

This is the most current list of the birds we have seen at the farm.


         September 2017

  • Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda

    August 2017
  • Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  • Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephaus stentoreus
  • Yellow-wattled Bulbul Pycnonotus urosticus
  • White-bellied Munia Lonchura locugastra 
  • Ruddy-breasted Crake Ponzana fusca
  • Philippine Green Pigeon (formerly known as Pompadour Green Pigeon) Treron axillaris
  • added Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus that was seen previously by Tonji but we forgot to add to the list
  • changed snipe sp. to Swinhoe’s Snipe after Tonji saw one and was able to identify it from the call
Yellow-wattled Bulbul
Philippine Green Pigeon and Pink-necked Green Pigeon



These are some photos taken on site of the birds at the farm. Most of the photos were taken by Tonji.  More bird photos on  Tonji and Sylvia’s Bird List.


  1. Philippine Duck  Anas luzonica
  2. King Quail (Blue-breasted Quail) Excalfactoria chinensis
  3. Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
  4. Cinnamon Bittern  Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
  5. Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  6. Eastern Cattle Egret (Cattle Egret) Bubulcus coromandus
  7. Grey Heron  Ardea cinerea
  8. Purple Heron  Ardea purpurea
  9. Great Egret  Ardea alba
  10. Intermediate Egret  Egretta intermedia
  11. Little Egret  Egretta garzetta
  12. Philippine Serpent Eagle (Crested Serpent-Eagle) Spilornis holospilus HO
  13. Japanese Sparrowhawk  Accipiter gularis
  14. Pied Harrier  Circus melanoleucos
  15. Brahminy Kite  Haliastur indus
  16. Barred Rail  Gallirallus torquatus
  17. Buff-banded Rail  Gallirallus philippensis
  18. Plain Bush-hen  Amaurornis olivacea
  19. White-breasted Waterhen  Amaurornis phoenicurus   
  20. Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca
  21. Spotted Buttonquail  Turnix ocellatus
  22. Barred Buttonquail  Turnix suscitator
  23. Oriental Pratincole  Glareola maldivarum
  24. Swinhoe’s Snipe Gallinago megala
  25. Rock Dove  Columba livia
  26. Island Collared Dove Streptopelia bitorquata
  27. Red Turtle Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
  28. Spotted Dove  Spilopelia chinensis
  29. Philippine Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia tenuirostris
  30. Common Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
  31. Zebra Dove  Geopelia striata
  32. Pink-necked Green Pigeon Treron vernans
  33. Philippine Green Pigeon Treron axillaris
  34. Philippine Coucal  Centropus viridis
  35. Lesser Coucal  Centropus bengalensis
  36. Rough-crested Malkoha Dasylophus superciliosus
  37. Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx pectoralis (heard only)
  38. Eastern Grass Owl Tyto longimembris
  39. Philippine Scops Owl Otus megalotis
  40. Philippine Nightjar  Caprimulgus manillensis
  41. Glossy Swiftlet  Collocalia esculenta
  42. Asian Palm Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis
  43. Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda
  44. White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
  45. Collared Kingfisher (White-collared Kingfisher) Todiramphus chloris
  46. Indigo-banded Kingfisher  Ceyx cyanopectus
  47. Blue-tailed Bee-eater  Merops philippinus
  48. Coppersmith Barbet  Megalaima haemacephala
  49. Philippine Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos maculatus
  50. Common Kestrel (Eurasian Kestrel) Falco tinnunculus
  51. Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus
  52. Philippine Hanging Parrot/Colasisi Loriculus philippensis 
  53. Red-bellied Pitta  Erythropitta erythrogaster
  54. Hooded Pitta  Pitta sordida
  55. Golden-bellied Gerygone  Gerygone sulphurea
  56. White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus
  57. Pied Triller  Lalage nigra
  58. Brown Shrike  Lanius cristatus
  59. Long-tailed Shrike  Lanius schach
  60. Black-naped Oriole  Oriolus chinensis
  61. Philippine Pied Fantail Rhipidura nigritorquis
  62. Black-naped Monarch  Hypothymis azurea
  63. Large-billed Crow  Corvus macrorhynchos
  64. Oriental Skylark  Alauda gulgula
  65. Yellow-wattled Bulbul Pycnonotus urostictus
  66. Yellow-vented Bulbul  Pycnonotus goiavier
  67. Philippine Bulbul Hypsipetes philippinus
  68. Barn Swallow  Hirundo rustica
  69. Pacific Swallow  Hirundo tahitica
  70. Striated Swallow (Red-rumped Swallow) Cecropis striolata
  71. Kamchatka Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus examinandus
  72. Japanese Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus xanthodryas
  73. Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus (possible Oriental Reed Warbler or maybe Gray’s Grasshopper Warbler but we’re calling it Clamorous)
  74. Striated Grassbird  Megalurus palustris
  75. Tawny Grassbird  Megalurus timoriensis
  76. Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis
  77. Grey-backed Tailorbird  Orthotomus derbianus
  78. Lowland White-eye  Zosterops meyeni
  79. Asian Glossy Starling  Aplonis panayensis
  80. Stripe-headed Rhabdornis  Rhabdornis mystacalis
  81. Philippine Magpie-Robin Copsychus mindanensis
  82. White-browed Shama  Copsychus luzoniensis
  83. Mangrove Blue Flycatcher  Cyornis rufigastra
  84. Siberian Rubythroat  Calliope calliope
  85. Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
  86. Red-keeled Flowerpecker Dicaeum australe
  87. Pygmy Flowerpecker Dicaeum pygmaeum
  88. Olive-backed Sunbird  Cinnyris jugularis
  89. Eurasian Tree Sparrow  Passer montanus
  90. Scaly-breasted Munia  Lonchura punctulata
  91. White-bellied Munia Lonchura leucogastra
  92. Chestnut Munia  Lonchura atricapilla
  93. Grey Wagtail  Motacilla cinerea
  94. Paddyfield Pipit (Richard’s Pipit) Anthus rufulus

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