Minasawa is an island just off the town of Jomalig but still part of Burdeos, Quezon. This 4.5-hectare island is established as a sanctuary by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to protect the bird population in the area. At present, there are about five species of birds thriving here.
- Nutmeg Imperial Pigeon
- Black Naped Oriole
- Rufus Night Heron
Aside from the different kinds of birds that can be found in the area, you can also enjoy going to the nearby beach. The beach is ideal for swimming and picnic. It’s a perfect gateway for family and friends. The Bird Sanctuary will surely be loved by both bird and beach lovers.
Bird Watching Activity
Bird watching is one of the well-liked hobbies of many tourists because this activity is very relaxing to the eyes and ears. Bird watchers will definitely get amazed by the sweet chirping of the birds in the sanctuary. Tourists can watch the birds using their naked eyes or a device like binoculars or telescope.
Prepare your cameras and get ready to capture the best angle of the birds!
How to get there
From Manila, you can reach Quezon Province by riding a bus.
Here is a list of terminals where you can spot buses that have trips to Lucena, Quezon.
Ride a bus from the following stations above to go to Lucena, Quezon. Drop off at the Lucena Grand Terminal. From there, choose a jeep that has a trip to your destination. Travel time is more or less 4 hours from Manila. Take care and have a happy trip!