What is the major threat to the survival Philippine Eagle?
Habitat loss is the eagle’s biggest threat. More than 70 percent of the Philippine’s forests have been cleared since the 1970s to make room for urban and agricultural expansion, pushing the eagles higher into the mountains and fragmenting their available habitat.
What birds do Philippine eagles eat?
Philippine eagles are carnivores. Their diet includes monkeys, birds, flying foxes, giant cloud-rats, Asian palm civets, flying squirrels, tree squirrels, fruit bats, reptiles (large snakes and lizards) and even other birds of prey.
Do Philippine eagles eat monkeys?
The Philippine Eagle is sometimes known as the Monkey-eating Eagle. While they do eat monkeys such as long-tailed macaques, flying lemurs are much more common prey. These eagles are rather plainly coloured birds, being largely brown-backed and white-chested.
Which eagle is the king of birds?
The Philippine Eagle is commonly referred to as the “King of the Birds” around the world.