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

  • DENR Chief Lauds Regional Office For Saving Injured Eagle

    DENR Chief Lauds Regional Office For Saving Injured Eagle

    Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu recently lauded the field personnel of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Caraga Region Office for saving the life of an injured Philippine Eagle in Tago town, Surigao del Sur province, on December 10.

    The members of the DENR-Caraga enforcement division acted with dispatch and provided initial treatment to the raptor after receiving a report of the rescued eagles condition.

    The Philippine Eagle, the Philippiness national bird, is the largest bird of prey in the world and it is endemic to the Philippines. It can be found in four ...

  • Saving Philippine Eagle From Extinction

    Visitors, both foreigners and locals, who come to Davao City for the first time almost always include the Philippine Eagle Center in Malagos, Calinan District as one of their itineraries. Some 30 kilometers northwest and about an hours drive from downtown Davao, the center is home of the endangered Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi).

    The center is managed by the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), the prime mover in eagle conservation, breeding, rehabilitation and education in the country. About 35 eagles can be found at the center.

    "The great Philippine eagle is not only our flag ...

  • Saving Philippine Eagle From Extinction

    Saving Philippine Eagle From Extinction

    Come January 15, Pag-asa which means "hope" in Tagalog will turn 26 years old. The male Philippine eagle is the first of its species to be bred and hatched in captivity. It was the result of a long and tedious work of the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) in Malagos at Calinan District to save this very rare bird found only in the Philippines.

    "Pag-asa connotes hope for the continued survival of the Philippine eagle, hope that it people get together for the cause of the bird, it shall not be doomed to die," explains Dennis Joseph I. Salvador, the PEF executive director.

    For a year, the s ...

  • 200 Forest Guards To Be Reoriented

    Around 200 forest guard volunteers in the city will converge on Wednesday, November 22, for the Bantay Bukid Panagtagbo at Davao City Recreational Center (DCRC) to reorient them on their role as vanguards of the environment to ensure that all concerns are addressed.

    Chinkee Golle, acting executive director of Interface Development Interventions (Idis) said during the Kapehan sa Dabaw on Monday, November 20, that these forest guards are deployed in different areas in the city to monitor and ensure the safety of the environment.

    Today, she said that these Bantay Bukid will be wearing the u ...

  • Gomanan The Forge That Binds The Lives Of The Bagobo-Tagabawa

    Gomanan The Forge That Binds The Lives Of The Bagobo-Tagabawa

    Gomanan, where the metal tools are forged.

    The Gomanan or forge is central to the culture and traditions of the Bagobo-Tagabawa. From this forge, where blacksmiths make their farm tools and weapons, the Bagobo Tagabawa of Mt. Apo carved their living as farmers, forest harvesters, and hunters.

    "In all, a Gomanan is more than just an instrument, it represents a way of life and cosmology that is unique to the Bagobo-Tagabawa of Mt. Apo," reads the Culture-based Conservation Publication 03 of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples, the Sinab'badan kag Tugal'lan Ka Sibulan, Cemex, and ...

  • Philippine Serpent Eagle Found On A Roadside In Talaingod

    Philippine Serpent Eagle Found On A Roadside In Talaingod

    Residents of Talaingod town in Davao del Norte province found a Philippine Serpent Eagle (Spilornis holospilus) along a road under construction on Thursday afternoon, November 9.

    In a Facebook message, Jill Majaducon, 31 told Davao Today that her husband Beldion Majaducon found the eagle around 2 pm in Sitio Indangan, Barangay Sto. Nino.

    "Nagtrabaho pa sila sa karsada, nag-aspalto ug nakita nila nga naglingkod sa daplin (They were working on a road construction when they saw the bird by the roadside)," she said.

    Majaducon said the bird is still in their custody as of press time. She ...