We had a look earlier at two sunbird species commonly found here on Siargao: Olive-backed sunbirds Purple-throated sunbirds Today, let’s see how you can easily build a simple sunbird feeder to attract these colorful sunbirds to your yard. First step is to visit an agri-vet shop and buy a small poultry waterer. These are the […]
While it’s not uncommon to see the purple heron (Ardea purpurea) flying singly around the island, getting a shot in flight remains a challenge for me. Yesterday while approaching a pond near San Isidro, I inadvertently flushed this purple heron along with a few wandering whistling ducks. The latter took off too fast for me […]
Opening Ceremony Siargao International Game Fishing Tournament – Today, April 6, 2017 was the opening ceremony for the 10th celebration of the fishing tournament. At around
Recently we gathered cacao pods from their trees in the barangay of Libertad here on Siargao Island. After opening the pods to collect the nibs inside we took advantage of the excellent weather yesterday to dry them in the sun to make tablea cacao tablets for the favourite Philippine chocolate drink tsokolate.
This Little Egret arrived at our boat landing exactly four in the afternoon everyday for week. Took some patience as they’re wary and spook easily but I finally got a passable shot.
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