To protect the eagles, we must protect the monkeys and civets and other animals they need for food, the plants and animals that monkeys and civets feed on, and the trees that Philippine Eagles nest in, which helps protect the other animals that use these trees for food, shelter, and space.
What are the human activities that are causing to the premature extinction of the Philippine eagle?
‘Little space’ in the Philippine wild
The eagles are vulnerable, with humans the biggest threat to their conservation. Development, including the construction of road networks across verdant forest reserves, sport hunting, mining and logging activities contribute to the eagles’ dwindling population.
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.
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.”
How many Philippine Eagle are left in the Philippines 2021?
A: Hunting is the main reason that the Philippines eagle is now among the critically endangered birds in the Philippines. Q: How many Philippine eagles are left 2021? A: According to the Philippine Eagle Foundation, there is an estimated number of only 400 pairs left in the wild.