Various raptor species, including the Giant Scops Owl, Mindanao Lowland Scops Owl, Pinsker's Hawk Eagle
, Philippine Serpent Eagle, Brahminy Kite, Grey-headed Fishing Eagle and the White-bellied Sea Eagle, are joining Sinag in the flight demo, which will be held twice every Saturday, depending on weather conditions.
The soaring bird turns out to be another raptor, an Ayres's Hawk eagle
The Philippine eagle and the Mindanao hawk eagle
are the top 2 most endangered birds in the Philippines.
I also managed to capture a changeable hawk eagle
and a crested serpent eagle with prey.
The vast complex of swamp forests, shallow lakes, lily-covered ponds and wetlands is home to wild ducks, herons, egrets and threatened species like the Philippine hawk eagle
The discovery included: thirty undocumented bird species, including the black-and-white hawk eagle
, Wilson's phalarope, and ash colored cuckoo; two undocumented mammals - Niceforo's big-eared bat and the Tricolored Bat; as well as 233 undocumented species of butterflies and moths.
Highlights include striped mackerel feeding, young rats drinking from a water butt and a hawk eagle
grappling with a monitor.