After 32 years, though, these birds of prey remain in the red, with fewer than 400 breeding pairs recorded in the forests of Mindanao, Luzon and Samar-Leyte, the Philippines’ main island groups. An eagle’s average life span in the center is 30 to 40 years; out in the wild, it can only survive for up to 30 years.
Who is the oldest Philippine eagle?
|Pag-asa in 2007|
|Hatched||January 15, 1992 Philippine Eagle Center, Davao City|
|Died||January 6, 2021 (aged 28) Davao City, Philippines|
What is responsible for the decrease in the number of Philippines Eagle?
According to Salvador, the reason for this was due to massive deforestation. “Deforestation is terrible,” he pointed out. “The Philippine eagle has become a critically endangered species because the loss of the forest had made it lose its natural habitat.”
What does the Philippine eagle symbolize?
The Philippine Eagle is symbolic of the Filipino’s bravery and strength. The lord of the skies, the Philippine Eagle is the world’s largest eagle and can only be found in our country. However, this raptor is critically endangered due to deforestation and habitat destruction.