We did not get what we wanted. It was as simple (and painful) as that. No Scops Owl, no Philippine Nightjar. Not even a Long-tailed Shrike or a Pied Triller. How about Collared Kingfishers? Not even those. The Coppersmith Barbet was heard only and no-show.
Thankfully there were Black-naped Orioles. That's all we got.
Manila idylls: Terns and Gulls of the Pasig River
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