The Philippine Cockatoo Festivals – Save the Katala, Tell the World!

23 June 2015, Palawan, Philippines – Again, JUNE HAS COME and the KATALA’s chirp is loudly heard again as we celebrated our annual festivals in Narra and Dumaran,
Palawan! “Save the Katala, tell the world!”, this year’s theme resounded the walls of the Narra gymnasium on June 26, 2015 as nearly 2,000 students had fun celebrating the 9th Katala Festival and a mini bird fest. Among the activities were birdwatching, photo
exhibit on different behaviors of the Philippine Cockatoo, interactive lectures, environmental chant contest, quiz bee, face painting, origami and coloring. This year’s festivity in Narra was jointly organized by the Katala Foundation with the local government of Narra and the Protected Area Management Board of Rasa Island Wildlife Sanctuary. But not just that! The members of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP) joined our yearly festivity and added more zest and conducted a Teachers’ Lecture-Seminar on Bird Conservation which was double in attendance than expected!

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