Bird of Prey, the multi-award-winning feature-length documentary from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, weaves a remarkable story of the world’s rarest eagle species and the heroic individuals working tirelessly to save it. Since its release in 2018, Bird of Prey, has screened to countless audiences around the world and throughout the Philippines where the film has become an invaluable tool for raising awareness and support for conservation of the critically endangered Philippine Eagle.
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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…
Raw footage in Ultra High Definition 4K of the beautiful and majestic stunning Harpy Eagle bird of prey in Panama. The Harpy Eagle is neotropical and lives in the rain forest and jungles of Central America and some northern parts of South America. This large predatory bird has some of the most powerful talons of the avian world and measures up to 7 feet in wingspan.