While there are birds that are flightless, spending all their lives on land, most others will be perched in places inaccessible to many predators.
They are one of the most anticipated marine creatures that most underwater photographers are after because all of them are uniquely colorful and have striking patterns and appearances.
The Philippines is one of those remarkable playgrounds of speciation. Its high rate of both endemicity and biodiversity can be traced partly to its unique biogeographic history.
Most kids our age think birds are boring (and we were culprits), but after bird watching, we realised how truly interesting the animals are!
Today, we woke up at 8 o’clock and jumped right into our conservation work. We first went to a lecture to learn about marine turtles here in El Nido! (our favorite place).
“Did you know that if we our act of damaging corals, 60% of corals will be destroyed in 30 years!” THAT’S INSANE
On the night of February 29, 2016, it was reported to us by one of Pangulasian Island Resort's marine sports guides Ryan that he had spotted an injured owl.
The Philippine or Balabac Mouse-deer (Tragulus nigricans) – locally known as pilandok – is a small terrestrial mammal that is endemic to the island of Palawan.