Eagle Caught in Kisante, Makilala Cotabato
On June 8, 2020 the DENR XII, PENRO Cotabato together with Pres. Roxas Sub-CENRO Field Office rescued a Philippine Eagle at Purok 3A, Brgy. Kisante, Makilala, Cotabato. The farmers namely Jeofrey Rodica, Artemio Hemilio and Joel Arombo first saw the wildlife in corn field being fought by several crows. The concerned citizens rescued the wildlife at 7:00 in the morning and immediately delivered to the Local Government Unit of Kisante. According to the LGU, it is their first time to see a Philippine Eagle in the area.
Dr. Bayani Vandenbroeck, DVM of Philippine Eagle Foundation, Inc. Stated, the rescued eagle is a sub-adult three years of age, female based on size and counting approximately 5.8 kilogram. No sign of wound nor shots. Generally, the eagle was healthy and shows less stress, except for a tail that has broken and soiled. (Cont. Reading)