Philippine Serpent Eagle is MBG’s Wildlife of the Month for February 2024

The Makiling Botanic Gardens (MBG) Wildlife of the Month (WOM) for February 2024 is the Philippine Serpent Eagle, scientifically known as Spilornis holospilus from the family Accipitridae.

Philippine Serpent Eagles are listed as Least Concern per the IUCN Red List. However, their population is suspected to be on the decline due to ongoing habitat destruction (Ferguson-Lees and Christie, 2001). For more information, you may scan the QR code.

By: JBBalatibat, AAlimpiada, and MMCaña

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