Philippine eagle documentary


This 10 June 2020 video says about itself:

QUEEN OF BIRDS | Documentary Film | The Great Philippine Eagle

The great Philippine eagle seems more like a creature from a story than that of reality. Standing at a metre tall, with a 7ft wingspan and dagger-like talons, they are truly formidable animals, but with just 400 pairs left in the wild, are the most endangered raptors in the world.

In December 2019, a young female Philippine eagle was miraculously rescued from the ocean off the south coast of Mindanao. The bird was starving, exhausted and after changing hands several times, was taken to the Philippine Eagle Foundation for rehabilitation. She was named ‘Maasim’.

On news of Maasim’s story, biologist, Dan O’Neill, heads to the Philippines to follow her journey back to the wild. But after a major setback, the mission is turned upside down…

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