In the recent Asian Water Birds Census conducted last month, DENR conservation experts deployed in the Candaba swamp and in Puerto Rivas wetland in Balanga City, Bataan, reported to have sighted 14,000 migratory birds, mostly belonging to the families of grebes, herons and egrets, rails, gallinules, coots, finfoot
, jacanas, shorebirds-waders, gulls, terns, skimmers, kingfisher, sparrow and other water birds.
The Ship MV African Finfoot
which was 200 meter long and 32 Meters wide, with a Dead Weight Ton (DWT) of 61,219MT and a maximum draft of 12.5 meters transported the coal cargo of 41,510 metric tons belonging to Awan Trading (Pvt) Ltd, at PIBTL Terminal at Port Qasim this weekend.
Guided morning walks are available for novices and more accomplished twitchers, the African finfoot
, olive woodpecker and white-headed lawping dotting the dense foliage.