Bird List for the Farm

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


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

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