Sparrowhawk or Goshawk?

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Never had a photo of this bird preaching on the tree. Every time i’m passing by around 6:00AM to 6:45AM near Camilla Homes going to Palinpinon, Valencia, I never miss this bird flying towards southeast. I suspect this is a Large Hawk-Cuckoo. What do you think?

Large Hawk-Cuckoo

Large Hawk-Cuckoo

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Philippine Nightjar

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Surprisingly one of our colleagues in Valencia Production spotted this species in the dark area along the road in Brg. Bediao, Dauin going to Lake Yagumyum, Mt. Talinis.

The Philippine Nightjar (Caprimulgus manillensis) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
from Wikipedia

Pechora Pipit (Documentary Shot)

These are the document shots of Pechora Pipit(Anthus gustavi) at Mabinay Spring, Negros Oriental on November 10, 2012 and the location was 20 meters distance from the restroom. It was a low light situation because I started birding at 5AM in the morning. Now, i’m on the location I noticed something running on the ground so I switch-on my built-in flash to get ready but suddenly it appears 3 Pipits in front of me and running so fast that’s why I got only 3 photos on the process. Since then I never saw them again on the same day and month last year.Image

Olive-Backed Sunbird

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Olive-Backed Sunbird

Female OBS in Twin Lakes, Sibulan busy gathering dry grass/leaves near the restaurant and sometimes mistaken a female Maroon-naped Sunbird.

Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis)
Twin Lakes, Sibulan
Negros Oriental
3/30/14

D7k at 300MM
1/400sec
F5.6
ISO: 1250
Handheld
Manual Exposure
Cropped and Contrast

Welcome Note!

I am Onnie Espeña from the city of gentle people Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines. Join me as I travel and photographing beautiful birds in the world and must be protected.ImageSpotted-wood Kingfisher – Phil. Endemic – LMEP