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Waterbirds Of Over 13,000 Seen In Bicol On Annual Census

On the recent and latest annual waterbird census called Asian Waterbird Census or AWC together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources or DENR, in the Bicol region of the Philippines, they spotted according to the report an over 13,000 of it or waterbirds.

Among sighted were great cormorant, white-browed crake, white-billed crow, cinnamon bittern, yellow bittern, different species of heron, kingfisher, dove, sandpiper, plover, swallow, and others.

In terms of activity sites for the sightings of waterbirds, according to the report they are : “……the Cabusao Critical Habitat in Cabusao, Camarines Sur; Naro, and Chico Island Wildlife Sanctuaries in Cawayan, Masbate; and Juban Wetlands Critical Habitat and Prieto Diaz Wetlands in Sorsogon; Mercedes Critical Habitat in Mercedes, Camarines Norte; Panganiban Wetlands in Panganiban, Catanduanes; Bongsanglay Natural Park in Batuan, Masbate; Lake Bato in Libon, Albay; and Malison Lake in Ligao City.” (Philippine News Agency)