And we thought we had some great birds here in SW Michigan!
Philippines is a country with many interesting endemic birds, more than 170 species found only there.Among them the most characteristic are:
Luzon and most of the Philippines:
- Blue Naped Parrot, is an uncommon bird,becoming rare on the Philippines except Subic Bay,Palawan and Sulu Islands.It´s found in forest and forest edge in pairs or noisy groups.It´s a green medium-sized parrot with red bill,blue nape and long tail, that you can see easily all around the Forest Reserve, usually hanging on fruiting trees.Fortunately it s common in Subic Bay,usually seen single feeding on fruiting tree.
- Guayabero is a common endemic bird in forest and forest edge below 1000 m.It s a small green parrot with a short tail, blackish bill,yelowish rump and blue or yelow collar.It´s usually found singly,in pairs or in groups feeding on a tree.It flies very fast and it´s commonly seen in Subic.
- Green Raquet-tail is an uncommon…
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