The Best Seat In the House

At first glance birds and humans seem very different from each other. Birds have wings, feathers, and bills. People don’t. But if you go beyond the differences in appearance, you will find that birds and humans have a great deal in common. Continue reading “The Best Seat In the House”

Fly Away Home

It’s been raining a lot in Manila. To the point of dams overflowing and school being¬†cancelled. We were wondering how the pond was doing. Were pond walls being breached? How would that affect the ducks? I had visions of ducks toppling out of the pond, being carried away by a strong flow of rainwater. Continue reading “Fly Away Home”

More Birds on the Farm

We are now at 77 bird species at the farm! We have seen 3 new bird species since I posted my farm bird list. Tonji saw 2 Stripe-headed Rhabdornis while he was showing Romy Ocon the Father of Philippine bird photography around the farm. That same weekend we also saw a Grey Wagtail, and several Japanese Leaf Warblers. Continue reading “More Birds on the Farm”