Monkey-Eating Eagle

Monkey-Eating Eagle

 

(Pithecophaga jefferyi), a predatory bird of the family Falconidae. The body is about 90 cm long and weighs about 4.5 kg. The bill is sharply hooked and strongly compressed laterally. There is a tuft on the head. The plumage is brown above and light-colored beneath. The short, broad wings and the long tail facilitate flight in the forest. The monkey-eating eagle is found in tropical forests on the Philippines. It feeds on monkeys, lemurs, squirrels, and, possibly, large birds. The eagle is very rare and is protected.

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Manila, Philippines | AFP -- A monkey-eating eagle has been hatched in captivity in the Philippines, boosting the critically-endangered giant bird's fight against extinction.
Fergus Beeley on the Monkey-Eating Eagle of the Orinoco (Natural World).
As Frank Bond related at Bill's memorial service, one outing had Burnham flying from Boise to the Philippines to band young in a Monkey-eating Eagle nest, some 80 m up in the tropical foliage.
That's called the Monkey-eating Eagle," answered Peter.
You can go through until you end up wondering whether you would throw a monkey to a monkey-eating eagle.
I had problems getting enough wood for the ark, because there was a ban on cutting trees to protect the monkey-eating eagle.
The hunting and killing of the Philippine eagle, also known as the monkey-eating eagle, is punishable by 12 years in prison and hefty fines under the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act of 1970 (Republic Act No.
Mayor Joseph Evangeslita, who received the eaglets, said however he could not tell if the chicks were those of the endanged Philippine eagle, previously known as monkey-eating eagle.
Evangelista said that this year, the City Tourism Office is again developing another exciting trail to Mount Apo where climbers will have the rare chance of bird watching, especially the Philippine monkey-eating eagle.
In 1978, the monkey-eating eagle was renamed the Philippine Eagle.
Identifying several steps for this difficult effort, Salvador called for long-term government and public assistance, including increased number of forest rangers assigned to protect rare monkey-eating eagles at the Hamiguitan Range, a Unesco Heritage Site
VISIT the Chocolate Hills and a pineapple plantation, stay with local tribes people and meet rare, monkey-eating eagles on a new eight-night tour of the southern islands of the Philippines from Asean Explorer (01481 823417).