Philippine Eagle Foundation

The Philippine Eagle Foundation focuses on the great Philippine Eagle not only to recover its dwindling populations but also to protect its forest habitats and ensure the sustainable use of the forests' bounties for the people.

Along with saving the eagle and the many animals that share its forest home, the Foundation looks forward to helping fulfill the dreams and aspirations of th ...

e millions of marginal income families who also rely on the forest to survive.

Philippine Eagle Foundation News

  • Kadayawan Celebrating Davaos Bounty

    Kadayawan Celebrating Davaos Bounty

    As the organizers proudly announced at a pre-Kadayawan event held at Seda Abreeza hotel, aside from the usual street dancing, parade and trade fairs, there are several new and unique events prepared for visitors to enjoy at the festival.

    To highlight Davao's diverse indigenous culture and heritage, the festival will begin with Subang Singdanan and Panagtagbo, depicting the convergence of the city's 11 ethno-linguistic groups.

    The grand street-dancing competition Indak Indak sa Kadayawan, which is often a major highlight of festivals, will be on Aug. 18, while the Pamulak sa Kadayawan par ...

  • Forest Monitor Lizard

    Forest Monitor Lizard

    "You are what you eat." Besides applying to humans, this saying is also true with the iconic Philippine eagle, a unique species and prolific hunter with a distinct diet.

    A critically endangered species, with only about 400 pairs left in the wild, the Philippine eagle continues to survive and thrive in the wild despite the continuing destruction of their natural habitats.

    This underscores the importance of protecting the country's remaining virgin forests, rehabilitating open, degraded and denuded forest, to allow the country's rich biodiversity to thrive and take care of its own, includi ...

  • Philippine Eagle Feather Mites Suggest Species Prehistoric Existence-Study

    Philippine Eagle Feather Mites Suggest Species Prehistoric Existence-Study

    The Philippine eagle, the country's national bird, may have been living among other prehistoric animals like whales, marine turtles and crocodiles.

    The evidence, according to a group of Filipino, German and Russian scientists, were discovered in the eagles themselves the mites, the prehistoric feather mites that coevolved with the revered king of all birds of prey in the Philippines.

    Jayson Ibanez, the director for Research and Conservation of the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), said the recent discovery of feather mites on two captive Philippine raptors including three specimens of t ...

  • Conservation Protection Of Endangered PH Eagle Pushed

    Conservation Protection Of Endangered PH Eagle Pushed

    The Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) is calling for more multi-sector collaboration on conserving and protecting the critically endangered Philippine eagle (scientific name 'Pithecophaga jefferyi') -- the country's national bird and an indicator of ecological health.

    During BMB's celebration of the 2018 Philippine Eagle Week (PEW) on Saturday, BMB Director Crisanta Rodriguez said the collaboration will help build upon previous conservation and protection successes, such as the increase in Philippine eagle's population.

    "Collaborative conservation and protection of the Philippine eagl ...

  • 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 ...