The pair and their future offspring can provide a gene pool that may be used in case natural calamities or health epidemics like avian flu threaten the eagles
' population in the Philippines.
Since Philippine Eagles
are threatened by the loss of forest cover and shooting activities, we hope to exhaust all efforts to protect one of the most precious treasures of our biological heritage," said EDC CSR head Allan Barcena.
The chick has already been ringed and checked under a Scottish Natural Heritage licence, as part of a long-term sea eagle
monitoring project on the island.
A pair of Philippine eagle
(Pithecophaga jefferyi) landed in Singapore on Tuesday afternoon just as the country kicks off its Philippine Eagle
Week here, officials said.
nest near bodies of water and prefer fish but eat smaller rodents and also feed opportunistically on roadkill, Pollack said.
In front of a packed Eagles
Community Arena, they got off to a fast start.
With today's generation more engaged with OOTDs, LOLs, and MLs while the rest of the nation confront social, economic and environmental problems day after day, the plight of our eagles
and issues regarding their diminishing homes seem to have been disregarded.
The nests of short-toed eagles
are built in trees approximately 6-7m above the ground.
Places being looked at as possible re-introduction sites are Snowdonia and the Brecon Beacons for golden eagles
and the west Wales coast for the white-tailed eagle
When Aisholpan was 13, she became popular for her hobby of hunting with eagles
. She was trained by her father to hunt on horseback with a golden eagle
, traditionally a male pursuit.
One may ask: What's so special with the flying habits of eagles
? Most birds fly up in the air by flapping their wings.