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Number of species: 261

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Number of endemics: 29
Number of globally threatened species: 19
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis Vulnerable
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra
Javan Pond-Heron Ardeola speciosa
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus
Malayan Night-Heron Gorsachius melanolophus
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Spotted Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna guttata
Wandering Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arcuata
Philippine Duck Anas luzonica Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Jerdon's Baza Aviceda jerdoni
Barred Honey-buzzard Pernis celebensis
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
White-bellied Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
Grey-headed Fish-Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus Near-threatened
Philippine Serpent-Eagle Spilornis holospilus Endemic (country/region)
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus
Besra Accipiter virgatus
Great Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered
Changeable Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus
Flores Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus floris Endangered
Philippine Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus philippensis Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Philippine Falconet Microhierax erythrogenys Endemic (country/region)
Oriental Hobby Falco severus
 
GALLIFORMES: Megapodiidae
Tabon Scrubfowl Megapodius cumingii
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus
Red-backed Buttonquail Turnix maculosus
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Red-legged Crake Rallina fasciata
Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Barred Rail Gallirallus torquatus
Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus
Luzon Rail Lewinia mirificus Endemic (country/region) Data deficient
Lewin's Rail Lewinia pectoralis
Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea Endemic (country/region)
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Comb-crested Jacana Irediparra gallinacea
Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Beach Thick-knee Burhinus magnirostris Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Malaysian Plover Charadrius peronii Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Bukidnon Woodcock Scolopax bukidnonensis Endemic (country/region)
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis
Island Collared-Dove Streptopelia bitorquata
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
Philippine Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia tenuirostris
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Near-threatened
Mindanao Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba crinigera Endemic Endangered
White-eared Dove Phapitreron leucotis
Amethyst Dove Phapitreron amethystinus Endemic (country/region)
Dark-eared Brown-Dove Phapitreron cinereiceps Endemic (country/region)
Pink-necked Pigeon Treron vernans
Pompadour Green-Pigeon Treron pompadora
Yellow-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus occipitalis
Black-chinned Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus leclancheri Endemic (country/region)
Black-naped Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus melanospilus
Pink-bellied Imperial-Pigeon Ducula poliocephala Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Spotted Imperial-Pigeon Ducula carola Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Green Imperial-Pigeon Ducula aenea
Pied Imperial-Pigeon Ducula bicolor
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Cacatuidae
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Mindanao Lorikeet Trichoglossus johnstoniae Endemic Near-threatened
Guaiabero Bolbopsittacus lunulatus Endemic (country/region)
Luzon Racquet-tail Prioniturus montanus Near-threatened
Mindanao Racquet-tail Prioniturus waterstradti Endemic Near-threatened
Blue-crowned Racquet-tail Prioniturus discurus
Blue-naped Parrot Tanygnathus lucionensis Near-threatened
Azure-rumped Parrot Tanygnathus sumatranus
Philippine Hanging-Parrot Loriculus philippensis
Camiguin Hanging Parrot Loriculus camiguinensis Endemic
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus pectoralis Endemic (country/region)
Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus
Little Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx minutillus
Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
Philippine Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus velutinus
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Black-faced Coucal Centropus melanops Endemic (country/region)
Philippine Coucal Centropus viridis Endemic (country/region)
Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Australasian Grass-Owl Tyto longimembris
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Philippine Scops-Owl Otus megalotis Endemic (country/region)
Mindanao Scops-Owl Otus mirus Endemic Near-threatened
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia
Mindanao Eagle-Owl Mimizuku gurneyi Endemic Vulnerable
Philippine Eagle-Owl Bubo philippensis Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Brown Hawk-Owl Ninox scutulata
Philippine Hawk-Owl Ninox philippensis Endemic (country/region)
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae
Philippine Frogmouth Batrachostomus septimus Endemic (country/region)
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Great Eared-Nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis
Philippine Nightjar Caprimulgus manillensis Endemic (country/region)
Savanna Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta
Pygmy Swiftlet Collocalia troglodytes Endemic (country/region)
Philippine Swiftlet Aerodramus mearnsi Endemic (country/region)
Whitehead's Swiftlet Aerodramus whiteheadi Endemic (country/region) Data deficient
Philippine Needletail Mearnsia picina Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Purple Needletail Hirundapus celebensis
Asian Palm-Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis
 
APODIFORMES: Hemiprocnidae
Whiskered Treeswift Hemiprocne comata
 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
Philippine Trogon Harpactes ardens Endemic (country/region)
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Silvery Kingfisher Alcedo argentata Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Philippine Kingfisher Ceyx melanurus Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Variable Kingfisher Ceyx lepidus
Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis
Brown-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon gularis  
Rufous-lored Kingfisher Todiramphus winchelli Vulnerable
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
Blue-capped Kingfisher Actenoides hombroni Endemic Vulnerable
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Blue-throated Bee-eater Merops viridis
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Rufous Hornbill Buceros hydrocorax Near-threatened
Mindanao Hornbill Penelopides affinis Endemic
Writhed Hornbill Aceros leucocephalus Endemic Near-threatened
 
PICIFORMES: Capitonidae
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Philippine Woodpecker Dendrocopos maculatus Endemic (country/region)
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis
Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus
Sooty Woodpecker Mulleripicus funebris
 
Passeriformes.: Eurylaimidae
Wattled Broadbill Eurylaimus steerii Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Visayan Broadbill Eurylaimus samarensis Endemic Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Pittidae
Azure-breasted Pitta Pitta steerii Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Hooded Pitta Pitta sordida
Red-bellied Pitta Pitta erythrogaster
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Australasian Bushlark Mirafra javanica
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica
Striated Swallow Cecropis striolata
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Oriental Pipit Anthus rufulus
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Bar-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Coracina striata
Black-bibbed Cicadabird Coracina mindanensis Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
McGregor's Cuckoo-shrike Coracina mcgregori Endemic Near-threatened
Black-and-white Triller Lalage melanoleuca Endemic (country/region)
Pied Triller Lalage nigra
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Yellow-wattled Bulbul Pycnonotus urostictus Endemic (country/region)
Yellow-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus goiavier
Philippine Bulbul Ixos philippinus
Zamboanga Bulbul Ixos rufigularis Endemic Near-threatened
Yellowish Bulbul Ixos everetti Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Chloropseidae
Philippine Leafbird Chloropsis flavipennis Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Sunda Thrush Zoothera andromedae
Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus
White-browed Shortwing Brachypteryx montana
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Long-tailed Bush-Warbler Bradypterus caudatus Endemic (country/region)
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Mountain Tailorbird Orthotomus cuculatus
Rufous-headed Tailorbird Orthotomus heterolaemus Endemic
Dark-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis
Rufous-fronted Tailorbird Orthotomus frontalis Endemic (country/region)
Yellow-breasted Tailorbird Orthotomus samarensis Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Black-headed Tailorbird Orthotomus nigriceps Endemic
White-eared Tailorbird Orthotomus cinereiceps Endemic
Mountain Warbler Phylloscopus trivirgatus
Philippine Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus olivaceus Endemic (country/region)
Tawny Grassbird Megalurus timoriensis
Striated Grassbird Megalurus palustris
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Chestnut-tailed Jungle-Flycatcher Rhinomyias ruficauda
Mindanao Jungle-Flycatcher Rhinomyias goodfellowi Endemic Near-threatened
Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra
Little Slaty Flycatcher Ficedula basilanica Endemic Vulnerable
Russet-tailed Flycatcher Ficedula crypta Endemic
Little Pied Flycatcher Ficedula westermanni
Island Flycatcher Eumyias panayensis
Mangrove Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis rufigastra
Citrine Canary-flycatcher Culicicapa helianthea
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
 
Passeriformes.: Rhipiduridae
Blue Fantail Rhipidura superciliaris Endemic (country/region)
Black-and-cinnamon Fantail Rhipidura nigrocinnamomea Endemic
Pied Fantail Rhipidura javanica
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Short-crested Monarch Hypothymis helenae Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea
Celestial Monarch Hypothymis coelestis Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Rufous Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone cinnamomea
 
Passeriformes.: Pachycephalidae
White-vented Whistler Pachycephala homeyeri
Yellow-bellied Whistler Pachycephala philippinensis
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Bagobo Babbler Trichastoma woodi Endemic
Striated Wren-Babbler Ptilocichla mindanensis Endemic (country/region)
Mindanao Pygmy-Babbler Stachyris plateni Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Rusty-crowned Babbler Stachyris capitalis Endemic (country/region)
Brown Tit-Babbler Macronous striaticeps
Miniature Tit-Babbler Micromacronus leytensis Endemic (country/region) Data deficient
 
Passeriformes.: Acanthizidae
Golden-bellied Gerygone Gerygone sulphurea
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
Elegant Tit Pardaliparus elegans Endemic (country/region)
White-fronted Tit Sittiparus semilarvatus Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Sittidae
Sulphur-billed Nuthatch Sitta oenochlamys Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Rhabdornithidae
Stripe-sided Rhabdornis Rhabdornis mysticalis Endemic (country/region)
Stripe-breasted Rhabdornis Rhabdornis inornatus Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Plain-throated Sunbird Anthreptes malacensis
Purple-throated Sunbird Leptocoma sperata
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis
Grey-hooded Sunbird Aethopyga primigenia Endemic Near-threatened
Mount Apo Sunbird Aethopyga boltoni Endemic Near-threatened
Lina's Sunbird Aethopyga linaraborae Endemic Near-threatened
Metallic-winged Sunbird Aethopyga pulcherrima Endemic (country/region)
Handsome Sunbird Aethopyga bella Endemic (country/region)
Fire-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga ignicauda
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra
Naked-faced Spiderhunter Arachnothera clarae Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Dicaeidae
Olive-backed Flowerpecker Prionochilus olivaceus Endemic (country/region)
Whiskered Flowerpecker Dicaeum proprium Endemic Near-threatened
Olive-capped Flowerpecker Dicaeum nigrilore Endemic
Flame-crowned Flowerpecker Dicaeum anthonyi Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Bicolored Flowerpecker Dicaeum bicolor Endemic (country/region)
Red-striped Flowerpecker Dicaeum australe Endemic (country/region)
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker Dicaeum trigonostigma
White-bellied Flowerpecker Dicaeum hypoleucum Endemic (country/region)
Pygmy Flowerpecker Dicaeum pygmaeum
Fire-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectum
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Everett's White-eye Zosterops everetti
Yellowish White-eye Zosterops nigrorum
Mountain White-eye Zosterops montanus
Black-masked White-eye Lophozosterops goodfellowi Endemic
Cinnamon Ibon Hypocryptadius cinnamomeus Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Philippine Oriole Oriolus steerii Endemic (country/region
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
 
Passeriformes.: Irenidae
Philippine Fairy-bluebird Irena cyanogastra Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Tiger Shrike Lanius tigrinus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
Grey-capped Shrike Lanius validirostris Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus
 
Passeriformes.: Artamidae
White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Slender-billed Crow Corvus enca
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis
Short-tailed Starling Aplonis minor
Apo Myna Basilornis mirandus Endemic Near-threatened
Coleto Sarcops calvus Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Red-eared Parrotfinch Erythrura coloria Endemic Near-threatened
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata
White-bellied Munia Lonchura leucogastra
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Mountain Serin Serinus estherae
White-cheeked Bullfinch Pyrrhula leucogenisAvibase Endemic (country/region
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Region Designation Regional center
Ilocos Region Region I San Fernando, La Union
Cagayan Valley Region II Tuguegarao, Cagayan
Central Luzon Region III San Fernando, Pampanga
CALABARZON Region IV-A Calamba, Laguna
MIMAROPA Region IV-B Calapan, Oriental Mindoro
Bicol Region Region V Legazpi, Albay
Western Visayas Region VI Iloilo City
Central Visayas Region VII Cebu City
Eastern Visayas Region VIII Tacloban
Zamboanga Peninsula Region IX Pagadian
Northern Mindanao Region X Cagayan de Oro
Davao Region Region XI Davao City
SOCCSKSARGEN Region XII Koronadal, South Cotabato
Caraga Region XIII Butuan
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao ARMM Cotabato City
Cordillera Administrative Region CAR Baguio
National Capital Region NCR Manila


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