Philippine Eagle Center

Davao City, Davao del Sur

Philippine Eagle Center is located in Davao City, Davao del Sur. The Center is home to 36 Philippine Eagles, 18 of which are captive-bred. It also houses 10 other species of birds, 4 species of mammals and 2 species of reptiles.

Simulating a tropical rain forest environment, the Center offers the visitor a glimpse into the country's forest ecosystem. Although the exhibits are used ...

primarily to help educate the Filipino people on conservation, the facility is also considered a major tourist attraction in Davao City.

Philippine Eagle Center News

  • Hot List PH: 12 Must-Visit Tourist Attractions In Davao City

    Hot List PH: 12 Must-Visit Tourist Attractions In Davao City

    Are you an avid traveler who's looking for your next adventure? Maybe you're also an office worker who's in need of a break from the stress of your daily life. Whatever your reasons are, traveling is an excellent experience for you. You can enjoy yourself and relax while you're away from home. You can also see new places or eat ethnic cuisine while you're traveling.

  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Davao City

    10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Davao City

    Tourists often overlook destinations in Mindanao for various valid reasons. But if you're planning to set foot in that region for the first time, then consider Davao City. It has a lot to offer to tourists with different interests. Let's list some of the reasons why you should visit Davao City, one of the safest cities in the world!

  • Nation Observes 20th Philippine Eagle Week

    Nation Observes 20th Philippine Eagle Week

    The country celebrates the 20th Philippine Eagle Week (PEW) beginning today until June 10 with the theme: "Ipagdiwang ang Pagkakaisa para sa Malayang Agila".

    Every year, we celebrate the ecological importance and social significance of the Philippine eagle through this observance. Twenty years after Presidential Proclamation No. 79 was signed into law declaring the observance of the PEW, we reflect back on these years of continued collaboration with fellow champions in Philippine eagle conservation.

    From its humble beginnings, conservation of Philippine eagles commenced with the Monkey-E ...

  • Philippine Eagle Soaring High A Sign Of Balanced Ecology

    Philippine Eagle Soaring High A Sign Of Balanced Ecology

    The iconic Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) is the most revered bird of prey in the Philippines.

    Also known as the monkey-eating eagle, this endemic eagle is the largest extant eagles in the world in terms of length and wing surface.

    It's sheer size and ability to fly and soar high in the sky in search of prey within its territory or range makes it the most fearsome among all birds of prey in the Philippines.

    Several laws provide the legal basis to protect the Philippine eagle against all threats particularly illegal wildlife trade, hunting or the destruction of their habitats ...

  • Up Close And Personal With Imbulog

    Up Close And Personal With Imbulog

    he mere sight of the huge Philippine eagle moved one of the lady staffers of Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Amanda Gorely to tears.

    "I'm feeling emotional about this," the lady staffer said as Imbulog stood majestically perched on his handler Bongbong's arm.

    With a span of over seven feet and standing nearly four feet tall, Imbulog, which means "to soar," is a captive eagle at the Philippine Eagle Center in Barangay Malagos here.

    The staff member also shared how Imbulog's eyes, which has a tinge of blue in the middle, seemed to pierce right through her, as if the large bird ...

  • Coming To The Rescue Of The Endangered Philippine Eagle

    Coming To The Rescue Of The Endangered Philippine Eagle

    Can captive breeding and community-based conservation save this great raptor?

    The Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi), endemic to the Philippines and one of the worlds largest and heaviest eagles, continues to face the threat of extinction due to ignorance and deforestation.

    "At least one Philippine eagle is killed every year because of shooting," laments Jayson Ibanez, research and conservation director of the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), a non-government organization based in Davao City in southern Phillippine. Ibanez says that deforestation due to timber poaching and slash- ...