"Notes from the Field" provides frequent updates and pictures from our biologists and students who are working in the field or at our headquarters, the World Center for Birds of Prey.
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Released Philippine Eagle Matatag doing well in the wild
“Yes! Matatag is hunting ok in the wild." These were the words of excited Philippine Eagle Foundation Forest Protection Officer Joshua Donato after showing recent photos of a palm civet carcass that Matatag, a Philippine Eagle, had been consuming in the wild. Prior to this, Matatag was also observed feeding on a lizard.Read more...
Luzon’s first satellite tagged eagle ‘Raquel’ finally seen again in northern Sierra Madre Mountains
More than three years after Philippine Eagle ‘Raquel’ was last seen a team of Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) biologists and localtrail masters got a rare glimpse of the dispersing eagle well within the thick jungles of the Sierra Madre mountain ranges.Read more...
Rare and critically endangered Philippine Eagle found in Apayao
A pair and an offspring of the mighty Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi, one of the world’s rarest and most endangered “birds-of-prey”, were confirmed by a composite team of investigators from the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), DENR, and the San Roque Power Corporation Foundation during a 2-week expedition that began November 6, 2011 at Calanasan Town in Apayao Province.Read more...
KALUMBATA soars across Mt Kitanglad
“MAYA” - referring to the diminutive, non-native bird of grasslands and rice fields whose scientific (latin) name is Lonchura malacca- was the reply of a farmer when asked what the country’s national bird is (though it was, until it got replaced by the giant and native Philippine Eagle in 1995). In one of Mt. Kitanglad’s remote elementary schools, a group of kids responded with a blank stare.Read more...
Chick #24 Hatches at Philippine Eagle Center
The following is a press release sent by Tatit Quiblat of the Philippine Eagle CenterRead more...
A pioneer case of releasing a young Philippine Eagle succeeds
After nearly two months of not exactly knowing how well the released young Philippine Eagle “Hagpa” is doing back at its forest home in Impasug-ong, Bukidnon, the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) finally confirmed that the parent eagles have accepted the eaglet back and are feeding the young bird.Read more...
Philippine eagle rehabilitation and release: a case succeeds
Sick, dehydrated, starving. These gloomy images entered conversations at the Philippine Eagle Center whenever office staff asked for updates about Kalabugao, a young female eagle released inside Mount Kitanglad Natural Park in Bukidnon in October 2009. For several months, the field crew did not see the eagle in the wild.Read more...
Update on the Harpy Eagle Captive Breeding Program
Day One - Rob’s wife Tara, with 10-month-old Will, who had an ear infection and was running a fever, held in her arms and four-year-old Jackson tugging at her pant leg, waved a smiling goodbye as Rob and I bolted down the jet way. Although sad to see him leave, having the whirlwind of activities preceding his departure over was probably also a relief to her. We were the last two on board and somewhat sheepishly hurried to our seats as the plane door was closed by an understandably grumpy flight attendant. The adventure finally had begun! Read more...
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