Bird List for the Farm

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


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. White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
  44. Collared Kingfisher (White-collared Kingfisher) Todiramphus chloris
  45. Indigo-banded Kingfisher  Ceyx cyanopectus
  46. Blue-tailed Bee-eater  Merops philippinus
  47. Coppersmith Barbet  Megalaima haemacephala
  48. Philippine Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos maculatus
  49. Common Kestrel (Eurasian Kestrel) Falco tinnunculus
  50. Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus
  51. Philippine Hanging Parrot/Colasisi Loriculus philippensis 
  52. Red-bellied Pitta  Erythropitta erythrogaster
  53. Hooded Pitta  Pitta sordida
  54. Golden-bellied Gerygone  Gerygone sulphurea
  55. White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus
  56. Pied Triller  Lalage nigra
  57. Brown Shrike  Lanius cristatus
  58. Long-tailed Shrike  Lanius schach
  59. Black-naped Oriole  Oriolus chinensis
  60. Philippine Pied Fantail Rhipidura nigritorquis
  61. Black-naped Monarch  Hypothymis azurea
  62. Large-billed Crow  Corvus macrorhynchos
  63. Oriental Skylark  Alauda gulgula
  64. Yellow-wattled Bulbul Pycnonotus urostictus
  65. Yellow-vented Bulbul  Pycnonotus goiavier
  66. Philippine Bulbul Hypsipetes philippinus
  67. Barn Swallow  Hirundo rustica
  68. Pacific Swallow  Hirundo tahitica
  69. Striated Swallow (Red-rumped Swallow) Cecropis striolata
  70. Kamchatka Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus examinandus
  71. Japanese Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus xanthodryas
  72. Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus (possible Oriental Reed Warbler or maybe Gray’s Grasshopper Warbler but we’re calling it Clamorous)
  73. Striated Grassbird  Megalurus palustris
  74. Tawny Grassbird  Megalurus timoriensis
  75. Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis
  76. Grey-backed Tailorbird  Orthotomus derbianus
  77. Lowland White-eye  Zosterops meyeni
  78. Asian Glossy Starling  Aplonis panayensis
  79. Stripe-headed Rhabdornis  Rhabdornis mystacalis
  80. Philippine Magpie-Robin Copsychus mindanensis
  81. White-browed Shama  Copsychus luzoniensis
  82. Mangrove Blue Flycatcher  Cyornis rufigastra
  83. Siberian Rubythroat  Calliope calliope
  84. Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
  85. Red-keeled Flowerpecker Dicaeum australe
  86. Pygmy Flowerpecker Dicaeum pygmaeum
  87. Olive-backed Sunbird  Cinnyris jugularis
  88. Eurasian Tree Sparrow  Passer montanus
  89. Scaly-breasted Munia  Lonchura punctulata
  90. White-bellied Munia Lonchura leucogastra
  91. Chestnut Munia  Lonchura atricapilla
  92. Grey Wagtail  Motacilla cinerea
  93. Paddyfield Pipit (Richard’s Pipit) Anthus rufulus

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