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Cargo ship turns over young eagle to DENR

A young osprey was turned over by the captain of a container ship bound for Taiwan to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7), after it landed on the ship. The wildlife division of the DENR-7 described the bird as tame and still stressed from its long journey. CARINE M. ASUTILLA/INQUIRER VISAYAS

The eagle has landed, literally. The crew of a cargo vessel bound for Taiwan was surprised to find a juvenile osprey, commonly called fish eagle, perched near the bow of the vessel on Nov. 16.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

In downtown Cebu, birds offer a distraction

BIRDS hang out on buildings and electric cables in an area on Colon Street. LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Motorists and passersby would often stop and look up upon reaching the corner of Borromeo and Colon streets in downtown Cebu City.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Europe has 421 million fewer birds than 30 years ago – study

Europe birds

Europe has an estimated 421 million fewer birds than three decades ago, and current treatment of the environment is unsustainable for many common species, a study released on Monday said.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Find endangered eagle’s killer, officials ordered

Ramon Paje (2)

Environment authorities in Davao City have been ordered to track down whoever is responsible for shooting dead a Philippine eagle outside a protected area on Mt. Apo, Environment Secretary Ramon Paje said.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

30-page guidebook aims to boost efforts to protect bird sanctuary

Contributed photo by Joel Butuyan

For nonbird watchers, it’s now much easier to identify migratory birds flying in and out of a protected area by the Manila Bay.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »