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Philippine eagle

Pithecophaga jefferyi

Description:

Considered as the world's largest eagle (in terms of length), and one of the most threatened raptors (www.arkive.org/). Also called as the monkey-eating eagle. It has brown and white-coloured plumage, and a shaggy crest (Wikipedia).

Habitat:

Philippine Eagle Center


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2 Comments

Alan Cajes
Alan Cajes 4 years ago

They have Dakila and Kaibigan. There was no nickname for this one.

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 4 years ago

Not to mention the 3" talons.... yikes!

Alan... do you remember the name of this particular Eagle? Just wondering if I actually know this one. :) I remember Diola (sadly deceased while I was there...), Junior, Jingjing, Ransom, Dawan, PagAsa, Pagkakaisa, KaBrian.

goldeneagle
goldeneagle 4 years ago

Dang, nice shot, got to admire it's feathers behind its head

Alan Cajes
Spotted by
Alan Cajes

Davao City, Philippines

Lat: 7.23, Long: 125.45

Spotted on Apr 25, 2015
Submitted on Apr 27, 2015

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