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Tits, Nuthatches, Rhabdornises and Babblers

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Elegant Tit (Parus elegans, a Philippine endemic) 
ID Code - ET-IMG_3058
Available Sizes - 24x36, 20x30, 16x24, 12x18 and 8x12

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest. 
Shooting Info - Elev. 2195 m ASL, Mt. Data, Mountain Province, January 21, 2010, 7D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 700 mm, f/5.6, ISO 400, 1/160 sec, 
475B/3421 support, manual exposure in available light, near full frame, 10.1 meters shooting distance
Elegant_Tit-IMG_3058-1200x800.jpg

Elegant Tit (Parus elegans, a Philippine endemic)
ID Code - ET-IMG_3058
Available Sizes - 24"x36", 20"x30", 16"x24", 12"x18" and 8"x12"

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.
Shooting Info - Elev. 2195 m ASL, Mt. Data, Mountain Province, January 21, 2010, 7D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 700 mm, f/5.6, ISO 400, 1/160 sec,
475B/3421 support, manual exposure in available light, near full frame, 10.1 meters shooting distance

Elegant Tit 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Parus elegans 

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest. 

[20D + 500 f/4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]
IMG_2182-800x600.jpg

Elegant Tit
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus elegans

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.

[20D + 500 f/4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]

Elegant Tit 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Parus elegans 

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest. 

[20D + 500 f/4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]
IMG_2173-720x540.jpg

Elegant Tit
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus elegans

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.

[20D + 500 f/4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]

Elegant Tit 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Parus elegans 

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.
IMG_3863.jpg

Elegant Tit
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus elegans

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.

Elegant Tit
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus elegans

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.
Elegant Tit

Elegant Tit
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus elegans

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.

Elegant Tit 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Parus elegans 

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.
IMG_8271.jpg

Elegant Tit
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus elegans

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.

Elegant Tit 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Parus elegans 

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.
IMG_8262.jpg

Elegant Tit
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus elegans

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.

Elegant Tit 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Parus elegans 

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_1620.jpg

Elegant Tit
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus elegans

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Elegant Tit 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Parus elegans 

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest. 

[20D + 400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, on tripod, 560 mm, f/8]
IMG_3043-1.jpg

Elegant Tit
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus elegans

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.

[20D + 400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, on tripod, 560 mm, f/8]

Elegant Tit 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Parus elegans 

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest. 

[20D + 400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, f/8]
IMG_3049-1.jpg

Elegant Tit
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus elegans

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane mossy forest.

[20D + 400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, 560 mm, f/8]

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/9, on tripod]
IMG_2700-720x540.jpg

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/9, on tripod]

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/9, on tripod]
IMG_2714-720x540.jpg

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/9, on tripod]

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/10, on tripod]
IMG_2830-800x600.jpg

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/10, on tripod]

White-fronted Tit 
(A Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus 

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth. 

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/10, on tripod]
IMG_2749-720x540.jpg

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/10, on tripod]

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/9, on tripod]
IMG_2593-720x540.jpg

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/9, on tripod]

KEEPING THE HOUSE TIDY. A parent Tit pulls out a dropping from the nest. It makes a glance towards it back first before it disengages its grip and flies away to dump the dropping somewhere.

White-fronted Tit 
(A Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus 

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth. 

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/10, on tripod]
IMG_2759-800x600.jpg

KEEPING THE HOUSE TIDY. A parent Tit pulls out a dropping from the nest. It makes a glance towards it back first before it disengages its grip and flies away to dump the dropping somewhere.

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/10, on tripod]

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/10, on tripod]
IMG_2772-720x540.jpg

White-fronted Tit
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Parus semilarvatus

Habitat - Rare and local in lowland and middle elevation forest and second growth.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC + Tamron 1.4x TC, 1000 mm, f/10, on tripod]

Sulphur-billed Nuthatch 
(A Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sitta oenochlamys isarog 

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane forest, the only true creeping Philippine bird.

[20D + 400 5.6L + on-board flash, hand held]
IMG_2209-800x600

Sulphur-billed Nuthatch
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sitta oenochlamys isarog

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane forest, the only true creeping Philippine bird.

[20D + 400 5.6L + on-board flash, hand held]

Sulphur-billed Nuthatch (Sitta oenochlamys, a Philippine endemic)

Habitat - lowland to montane forest, the only true creeping Philippine bird. 
 
Shooting Info - Elev. 1390 m ASL, Bessang Pass, Cervantes, Ilocos Sur, January 28, 2010, 7D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 
700 mm, f/5.6, ISO 400, 1/250 sec, 475B/3421 support, manual exposure in available light
IMG_3272-900x600.jpg

Sulphur-billed Nuthatch (Sitta oenochlamys, a Philippine endemic)

Habitat - lowland to montane forest, the only true creeping Philippine bird.

Shooting Info - Elev. 1390 m ASL, Bessang Pass, Cervantes, Ilocos Sur, January 28, 2010, 7D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC,
700 mm, f/5.6, ISO 400, 1/250 sec, 475B/3421 support, manual exposure in available light

Sulphur-billed Nuthatch 
(A Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Sitta oenochlamys isarog 

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane forest, the only true creeping Philippine bird. 

[Focal length = 560 mm with 1.4x TC, aperture = f/8]
IMG_4184.jpg

Sulphur-billed Nuthatch
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sitta oenochlamys isarog

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane forest, the only true creeping Philippine bird.

[Focal length = 560 mm with 1.4x TC, aperture = f/8]

Sulphur-billed Nuthatch
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sitta oenochlamys isarog

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane forest, the only true creeping Philippine bird.
Sulphur-billed Nuthatch

Sulphur-billed Nuthatch
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sitta oenochlamys isarog

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane forest, the only true creeping Philippine bird.

Sulphur-billed Nuthatch
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sitta oenochlamys isarog

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane forest, the only true creeping Philippine bird.
IMG_8185.jpg

Sulphur-billed Nuthatch
(A Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Sitta oenochlamys isarog

Habitat - Common from lowland to montane forest, the only true creeping Philippine bird.

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth. 

[350D + Sigmonster + Canon 2x TC, no MLU]
IMG_7030-720x540.jpg

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth.

[350D + Sigmonster + Canon 2x TC, no MLU]

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth. 

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_0991-800x600.jpg

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth.

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth. 

[350D + Sigmonster]
IMG_6441-1000x750.jpg

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth.

[350D + Sigmonster]

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth. 

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_8897-800x600.jpg

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth.

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth. 

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_0859-800x600.jpg

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth.

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth. 

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300 - 800 DG)]
IMG_2371.JPG

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300 - 800 DG)]

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth. 

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, hand held]
IMG_8843.JPG

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth.

[400 5.6L + Tamron 1.4x TC, hand held]

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth.
IMG_0198.jpg

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Lowland forest and second growth.

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Common in lowland forest and second growth.
IMG_8671.jpg

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Common in lowland forest and second growth.

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(A PHILIPPINE ENDEMIC) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Common in lowland forest and second growth.
Stripe-headed Rhabdornis

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(A PHILIPPINE ENDEMIC)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Common in lowland forest and second growth.

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Common in lowland forest and second growth.
IMG_8670.jpg

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Common in lowland forest and second growth.

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis 

Habitat - Common in lowland forest and second growth.
IMG_8672.jpg

Stripe-headed Rhabdornis
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Rhabdornis mystacalis

Habitat - Common in lowland forest and second growth.

Striped Tit-Babbler (provisional ID)

Scientific name - Macronous gularis

Habitat - Undergrowth of forest, second growth, scrub and edge below 1500 m. 

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, tripod/gimbal head]
IMG_7862-800x600.jpg

Striped Tit-Babbler (provisional ID)

Scientific name - Macronous gularis

Habitat - Undergrowth of forest, second growth, scrub and edge below 1500 m.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, tripod/gimbal head]

Brown Tit-Babbler 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Macronous striaticeps mindanensis 

Habitat - Common in noisy, active groups through dense foliage in forest up to 1500 m.
Brown Tit-Babbler

Brown Tit-Babbler
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Macronous striaticeps mindanensis

Habitat - Common in noisy, active groups through dense foliage in forest up to 1500 m.

Chestnut-faced Babbler
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Stachyris whiteheadi

Habitat - All levels of montane forest, usually above 800 m.

[20D + 500 f/4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held supported by car window]
IMG_0018-720x540.jpg

Chestnut-faced Babbler
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Stachyris whiteheadi

Habitat - All levels of montane forest, usually above 800 m.

[20D + 500 f/4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held supported by car window]

Chestnut-faced Babbler 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Stachyris whiteheadi 

Habitat - All levels of montane forest, usually above 800 m. 

[20D + 500 f/4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]
Chestnut-faced_Babbler-IMG_1972.jpg

Chestnut-faced Babbler
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Stachyris whiteheadi

Habitat - All levels of montane forest, usually above 800 m.

[20D + 500 f/4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, hand held]

Chestnut-faced Babbler 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Stachyris whiteheadi 

Habitat - All levels of montane forest, usually above 800 m.
 
[Elev. 1615 m ASL, MANKAYAN, BENGUET, 40D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B/3421 support]
IMG_1123-900x720.jpg

Chestnut-faced Babbler
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Stachyris whiteheadi

Habitat - All levels of montane forest, usually above 800 m.

[Elev. 1615 m ASL, MANKAYAN, BENGUET, 40D + 500 f4 IS + Canon 1.4x TC, 475B/3421 support]