Pulupandan: A New Birdwatching Sanctuary

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Twenty miles from Bacolod City is an exciting bird watching site. Facing Guimaras Strait, the municipality of Pulupandan plays as a host to a great number of bird species, some of which are migratory.

Black Winged StiltA relatively new tourist offering, the number of bird species that flock the swampy area of Pulupandan has drawn the attention of bird watching die hards and enthusiasts.

Common SternsAt any given time, one can get awed at the sights, colors, numbers and behaviors of the birds.

Whistling DucksSome of the bird species that can be found in Pulupandan are: Little Egret, Intermediate Egret, Black-winged Stilt or Common Stilt, Common Stern, Philippine Duck, Whiskered Tern, Pink-necked Green Pigeon, Purple Heron, and White-collared Kingfisher.

How To Get There:

  • From Manila: take any Bacolod-bound flight of PAL and Cebu Pacific.
  • From Bacolod: take a jeep going to Pulupandan.
  • From Pulupandan: take a tricycle going to the birdwatching area in Sitio Caban, Barangay Tapong.

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