It is considered to be one of the largest and most powerful among forest raptors. They are also listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) with an estimated number of only 400 pairs left in the wild.
Who is the largest Philippine eagle?
The largest eagle in the world
|Species||Bill (gape culmen) mm||Total length mm|
|Pithecophaga jefferyi (Philippine Eagle) FMNH # 213208 (male)||72 77||1003|
|Pithecophaga jefferyi (Philippine Eagle) FMNH # 224493 January 11, 1959||77 75||1121|
|Pithecophaga jefferyi (Philippine Eagle) FMNH # 227023 (immature male) April 19, 1956||72 65||940|
How many tamaraws are left in the Philippines 2021?
Based on the DENR-BMB’s latest count, there are around 480 tamaraw individuals remaining in the wild. “We really have to sustain our conservation effort along this line,” Calderon said.
What does 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.