A critically-endangered Philippine eagle was found dead at 9:30 this morning along the shoreline of Purok Maguid, Barangay Daliao in Maasim town, Sarangani Province.
DENR Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO) of Kiamba Forester Abdul D. Cariga said the dead eagle was found by government employee Habib Maguid, who notified the Municipal ENRO of Maasim and CENRO Kiamba quick response team (QRT) for appropriate action.
According to the report, the eagle was believed to be 4-5 hours dead when it was found and its cause of death is yet to be determined. No tag or chips were noticed in the raptor upon the inspection. It weighed 5.6 kilograms, has a 102 centimeter length and 188 cm wingspan.
The carcass will be sent to the Philippine Eagle Center in Davao City for necropsy. | With report from ADTenio, CENRO Kiamba IO Designate and photos from CENRO Kiamba QRT and Facebook Account Mhmmd Jhr Ibad