There are only an estimated 400 nesting pairs of Philippine eagles left in the wild, so the sighting of new eagle families is always a milestone to celebrate for the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), a nonprofit that has worked for more than 30 years in conserving the species.
How many more Philippine eagles are left?
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.
How many Philippine Eagle are left in the Philippines 2020?
With only an estimated 400 left in the wild, the race is on to save the Philippine eagle—one of the biggest and strongest raptors in the world.
Is the Philippine Eagle still endangered?
The Philippine eagle is considered the largest of the extant eagles in the world in terms of length and wing surface, with only Steller’s sea eagle and the harpy eagle being larger in terms of weight and bulk.
|Critically Endangered (IUCN 3.1)|
How many Philippine eagles are left 2014?
The Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) is critically endangered (IUCN 2014). Because of hunting and deforestation, their population has significantly declined, with an estimated ,400 eagle pairs left in the entire country (Bueser et al.