Category Archives: migratory birds

Raptor migration

The peak season is here. These are some of the 54,000 Chinese sparrowhawks seen on September 29 from Raptor Hill in Glan, Sarangani province. Just two weeks into the watch, the Sarangani Team has recorded 86,000 raptors, breaking last year’s record of 78,817 over five weeks of a “confirmatory raptor migration study.” Photo by Tres […]

Record-breaking: 86,000 migratory birds flock to Sarangani in two weeks

RAPTOR HILL, Glan, Sarangani (September 30, 2017) – It was worth the travel on the long and winding road that leads to Raptor Hill in Barangay Rio del Pilar when on September 29 some 54,000 raptors were recorded in the routine day-long watch of a team from the Environmental Conservation and Protection Center (ECPC), Sarangani […]