DENR 6 reports sighting of Brent Goose in Hinactacan, Lapaz, Iloio City, a first for the Philippines

A press release from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines (6 February 2017) on the sighting of Brent Goose (Branta bernica nigricans) in the coastal area of Hinactacan, Lapaz, Iloilo City, is available to download here.

“We are elated to have this discovery. This is why we need to further strengthen the protection of our wetlands which are home to rare migratory birds such as the Brent Goose. The Philippines is the most diverse among the mega diverse countries of the world, and it is but right that we continue protecting and conserving our rich natural environment.” Click the image below to read more.

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