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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:

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3 Comments

Alan Cajes
Alan Cajes 5 years ago

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

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 5 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 5 years ago

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

Alan Cajes
Spotted by
Alan Cajes

Davao City, Philippines

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

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