Baras Bird Sanctuary (Sultan Kudarat)

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No Juan Is An Island

Birds have wings; they’re free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy. — Roger Tory Peterson

I was on my way to Isulan (coming from Cotabato City, it will take around 2 hours to reach Sultan Kudarat’s capital), when I have learned of this avian sanctuary. So I asked around and I was told its just around 30 minutes from Tacurong City. So, a spur-of-the moment decision to visit it came about.

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The Baras Bird Sanctuary, with an estimated 1.3 hectares in land area, is home to a number of wild migratory bird species. The park is tucked in the outskirts of the only city in Sultan Kudarat — Tacurong. This is definitely a welcome treat for nature-enthusiasts as one can have an up-close encounter with freely roaming herons, egrets and more.

There is an entrance fee of P20.00, but…

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2 thoughts on “Baras Bird Sanctuary (Sultan Kudarat)

  1. Who or what group runs this place? Public or private? What motivated them to open it? Didn’t you speak with anyone to get more information? Aside from the two water birds you mentioned, what other migratory birds are known to pass by the place? What volume of park visitation do they get? I am sooooo full of questions because the blog is insanely inadequate.

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  2. the sanctuary is semi-private…because it is partly supported by the city gov’t…I discovered the blog in wordpress.com, uploaded by one of my followers, a travel/foodie blogger…nakarating pala siya doon……I was surprised…hindi pa masyadong publicized ang sanctuary kaya kaunti pa lang ang visitors…I was planning to make a blog about it myself because it is located in our place….Baras is one of the barrios of Tacurong my birthplace…the owner is a schoolmate, Rey Malana…

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