Yellow-throated Leafbird

Palawan is one of the major destinations for birding in the Philippines. It is distinctively different… [more]

Yellow-throated Leafbird Yellow-throated Leafbird

A Pair of Guaiaberos

This is a pair of Guaiaberos inspecting a possible nest hole in La Mesa Ecopark, one of the remaining… [more]

A Pair of Guaiaberos A Pair of Guaiaberos

Rough-crested (Red-crested) Malkoha

Malkohas are a group of birds belonging to the cuckoo family. The word Malkoha means "flower-cuckoo"… [more]

Rough-crested (Red-crested) Malkoha Rough-crested (Red-crested) Malkoha

Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo mobbed by a Black-naped Monarch

The Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo is a Philippine endemic ranging from the lowlands up to high elevations from… [more]

Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo mobbed by a Black-naped Monarch Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo mobbed by a Black-naped Monarch

Mountain Shrike from the Cordilleras [HD]

The Mountain Shrike is a high elevation endemic found only in the islands of Luzon, Mindoro and Mindanao.… [more]

Mountain Shrike from the Cordilleras [HD] Mountain Shrike from the Cordilleras [HD]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

from your friends at Birding Adventure Philippines!… [more]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

A regurgitating Writhed Hornbill [HD]

This is a video of a male Writhed Hornbill regurgitating a fig fruit in the slopes of Mt. Apo Natural… [more]

A regurgitating Writhed Hornbill [HD] A regurgitating Writhed Hornbill [HD]

Orange-tufted Spiderhunter

This is a short video of an Orange-tufted Spiderhunter resting after a few minutes of feeding in the… [more]

Orange-tufted Spiderhunter Orange-tufted Spiderhunter

Welcome to Birding Adventure Philippines!








Welcome to Birding Adventure Philippines!
Please click on the “News Reel” above to know what’s up and about at or visit our blog here for the latest birding news from the field, new pictures and videos of Philippine birds uploaded in our galleries or just about everything that’s happening at our website. Interested in birding in the Philippines? Click here to contact us!


  • From our 2015 tour, the endemic Mountain Shrike from Mt. Polis! Video and pic here and here!
  • One of the most sought after Philippine endemics: Short-crested Monarch in HD video! Check it out here
  • Our 2015 Tours are up! Check out are Main Tours Page. No flexible schedule? Contact us for a custom tour here.
  • Superb Mindanao Wattled Broadbill digiscoped from of our birding tours last January in PICOP, Surigao, Eastern Mindanao!
  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year birders!!!
  • Trip report from our Singaporean birders from their April 2011 trip to the Philippines. Click here for the report!
  • One of the 19 endemic doves/pigeons from the Philippines: Amethyst Brown-Dove.
  • Amazing video of a Mt. Kitanglad Range regular: Philippine Frogmouth. Check it out here.
  • The strikingly colourful Philippine Trogon in HD! Click here to view it now.
  • The 7th Philippine Bird Festival is fast approaching! If you’re still not decided on going, check out this video of the stunning Flame-templed Babbler, one of the birds you may encounter in Negros
  • Digiscoping small and skittish birds: Check out this calling Rufous-headed Tailorbird from Mt. Kitanglad, Mindanao, White-cheeked Bullfinch from Mt. Polis, and this Handsome Sunbird from PICOP.
  • Ever wonder how mistletoe is dispersed? Check out the connection between Mistletoe and birds in a three part series here and here.
  • New videos: Hear a Melodious Babbler calling from the forests of Puerto Princesa, Palawan; An adult and immature Mountain Shrike from Mt. Polis
  • New video posted: A stunning Celestial Monarch videoed in the forests of PICOP, Surigao del Sur. Check out the short (but sweet) video here


With 7,107 islands and 600+ bird species to choose from, the Philippines is one of the best birding destinations in the world! Several species of hornbills, numerous kinds of parrots and woodpeckers, the endemic family of rhabdornises and many other beautiful and unique birds await you. Come and birdwatch in the Philippines with Birding Adventure Philippines and get the chance to see the Great Philippine Eagle.

Birding Adventure Philippines is headed by Nicky Icarangal, the premier Filipino bird guide with extensive experience in leading tours in the Philippines. With him are the more experienced tour guide members of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP). Birding Adventure Philippines takes pride in its extensive knowledge of the local birding sites and bird species which is second to none among its peers. The tours are organized by local birders with a birdwatcher’s interest in mind – seeing the most and the best of the Philippines. Since the guides themselves are the company owners, you are assured of personalized service with the aim of going the extra mile to ensure a great adventure at the least possible cost.

For more information, please check out our TOURS page for our 2016 and 2017 schedule. You may also want to contact us if you’re interested in our highly flexible Custom Tours. If you want a sample of the wonderful and diverse birds of the Philippines, do visit our galleries here.

Looking forward to birding with you in our beautiful Philippines!