Bird List for the Farm

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


September 2020

Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides

June 2020

Rusty-breasted Cuckoo Cacomantis sepulcralis
This bird was formerly known as Brush Cuckoo.

immature Rusty-breasted Cuckoo

February 2019

  • Grey-faced Buzzard Butastur indicus

August 2018

  • Coleto Sarcops calvus
  • Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca

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.  More bird photos on  Tonji and Sylvia’s Bird List.

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

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