Philippines birding trip report, 2-17 March 2012   -   John van der Woude -  www.jvanderw.nl
Other photos  (streetlife etc.)    -    see also report

Southwest edge of Manila, along the big lagoon. Fireworks show seen from the roof terrace restaurant of our hotel.


The famous jeepneys, small private buses made of old American army vehicles.


View from our hotel room in Los Baņos at the base of Mt. Makiling (Luzon). Many fisheries in this lagoon.


At the fields behind the university campus of Los Baņos (Mt. Makiling area; photo made by Erkki).


The tricycle rikshas of Bohol island are different from those on Luzon.


Our hotel room on Bohol island. Below: catamaran ferry from Bohol to Cebu.


Tricycle riksha on Cebu island. Different again from those on Bohol and Luzon.


Checking the low woodland for Black Shama etc. on Cebu (photo made by Erkki).

Our lunch shelter during a rain shower on Cebu (photo made by Erkki).

Arrival of our luggage at the mountain lodge of Mt. Kitanglad (below).


A beetle of the genus Tricondyla.


Nollie in front of a giant bamboo  below the lodge of Mt. Kitanglad.


Orchid hanging from a tree along the Mt. Kitanglad track.


Ready for our departure from the lodge of Mt. Kitanglad.


Near Cagayan de Oro (Mindanao), a cock fighting arena.