Philippine Eagle-Owl

With a total length of 40–50 cm and a wing-length of about 35 cm , it is the largest owl in the Philippines, but among the smallest members of the genus Bubo. It is overall rufous with a lighter belly and yellow eyes.

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Original source: michael agustin from pasig, philippines
Author: michael agustin from pasig, philippines

The Philippine Eagle-Owl is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Philippine Eagle-owl, Bubo philippensis, is an vulnerable species of bird belonging to the Strigidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines, where found in lowland forests on the islands of Catanduanes, Samar, Bohol, Mindanao, Luzon, Leyte and possibly Sibuyan. It is known locally as the “kuwago” or “bukao”. Contents - * 1 Characteristics * 2 Behavior * 2. More

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Philippine eagle-owl amongst vegetation Philippine eagle-owl amongst vegetationPrint factsheet Facts - Also known as: Philippine horned owl Synonyms: Pseudoptynx philippensis, Scops philippensis Spanish: Búho Filipino Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Strigiformes More

the transport of two female Philippine eagle-owls finally occurred on the 20th of April. The birds will join the 6 (3♂♂2♀♀+1) eagle-owls currently housed at the Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation, Incorporated – Biodiversity Conservation Center (NFEF-BCC)I. Two pairs make up the breeding programme. The transport of the two females from the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau Wildlife Rescue Center (PAWB-WRC) will hopefully result in the eventual formation of an additional naturally-bonded pair to increase the breeding potential of the species at the NFEFI-BCC. More

impact of hunting on the Philippine eagle-owl is not known, but could be significant (6). Conservation - The Philippine eagle-owl is known from several protected areas (2), including three CPPAP sites (Conservation of Priority Protected Areas Project): Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park on Luzon, and Mts Kitanglad and Apo on Mindanao (6). More

The Philippine Eagle-Owl (Bubo philippensis) is one of the largest species of owls in the world and is endemic only to the Philippines. It is also threatened and is listed in the Philippine Red Data book as an ENDANGERED specie. The NFEFI-BCC acquired 6 (3 males and 3 females) Philippine Eagle -Owls last November 2002 via breeding loan from Avilon Montalban Zoological Park (Rizal) through the Philippine Owls Conservation Program (POCP). More

* Philippine Eagle-owl, Bubo philippensis The fish- and fishing-owls are: * Blakiston's Fish-owl, Ketupa blakistoni or Bubo blakistoni * Brown Fish-owl, Ketupa zeylonensis or Bubo zeylonensis * Tawny Fish-owl, Ketupa flavipes or Bubo flavipes * Buffy Fish-owl, Ketupa ketupu or Bubo ketupu * Pel's Fishing-owl, Scotopelia peli or Bubo peli * Rufous Fishing-owl, Scotopelia ussheri or Bubo ussheri * More

Stamps showing Philippine Eagle-Owl Bubo philippensis Philippine Eagle-Owl Bubo philippensis Philippine Eagle-Owl Bubo philippensis Philippine Eagle-Owl Bubo philippensis Philippine Eagle-Owl Bubo philippensis Distribution map for Philippine Eagle-Owl, range 78.034 Philippine Eagle-Owl IOC v2.4: 2790 Links will open countrypage in new window - Philippines 22.12.2004 WWF, Philippine owls Sheet with 4 sets - Philippines 22.12. More

captive-bred Philippine Eagle-Owl was hatched at the center. NFEFI is still the only conservation group in the world to have successfully bred this endangered species in captivity. "We are delighted to have the opportunity to continue our support of NFEFI projects by adopting this rare and beautiful bird," said Marapara Rotary Club president Jojo Montinola. "Protecting and preserving our fragile environment is very important to Rotary. More

Philippine Eagle-Owl Bubo philippensis 137. Philippine Trogon Harpactes ardens 138. Rufous Hornbill Buceros hydrocorax 139. Yellow-bellied Whistler (+ Siquijor) Pachycephala philippinensis 140. Yellow-wattled Bulbul Pycnonotus urostictus 141. Black-crowned Babbler (not Mindanao) Stachyris nigrocapitata 142. Olive-backed Flowerpecker Prionochilus olivaceus 143. White-bellied Flowerpecker (+ Sulu Is.) Dicaeum hypoleucum 144. Metallic-winged Sunbird Aethopyga pulcherrima Palawan and satellite islands (17): 145. More

Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Bubo
Species : philippensis
Authority : (Kaup, 1851)