The Philippine Eagle

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The Philippine Eagle - (Pithecophaga jefferi) formerly known as the monkey-eating eagle, is a large eagle with a wing span of around 2 meters. It is characterized by a massive arched beak, and rather narrow, pointed long crown feathers which can be raised to form a crest. The specie is adopted to foraging with high maneuverability in forest. It commonly soars in the open above the forest.In addition, it has a very long tail and has long and powerful and fast legs.

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Comments (48)

B. Pejchinov on December 28, 2012

Very beautiful photo!


Best wishes, Blagoj

Bram van Broekhoven on December 28, 2012

wonderful capture Like

Happy New Year and a good, photogenic and healthy 2013

kind regards, Bram

Tomros on December 30, 2012

Amazing bird! Wonderful photo.

Like 33.

greeting, Tomas from Toronto

All the best, good light & successful, Happy New Year 2013!

Csinos on December 30, 2012

Wonderful image! L

Happy New Year 2013! Best wishes, Maria

m.ta®han on December 31, 2012

Hi Francine.Happy New Year;for you and your family.Greetings Metin Tarhan.

Zygmunt Czarnecki on December 31, 2012

Happy New Year 2013 to You and Your family


Zygmunt Borowski on January 1, 2013
Lluis Aracil Sabater on February 8, 2013

Wonderful Eagle! LIKE

Greetings! Lluís

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 3, 2012
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Francine Verweij-Ban…
    • Camera: Canon EOS 1100D
    • Taken on 2012/12/02 14:43:55
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 50.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash