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DID YOU KNOW: June 4-10 is Philippine Eagle Week

/ 05:00 AM June 04, 2018

Philippine Eagle Week is observed annually from June 4 to 10 by virtue of Proclamation No. 79 signed on Feb. 24, 1999, by then President Joseph Estrada.

The Philippine Eagle, the country’s national bird, is recognized both here and abroad as as a critically endangered bird.

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The proclamation highlights the need to instill into the minds of Filipinos the importance of the Philippine Eagle as a biological indicator of the forest ecosystems, as well as a national symbol and as a unique heritage. —Marielle Medina

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