Philippine Eagle Salagbanog Flies Home

Salagbanog was released in a mountain where a good number of Philippine eagles thrive.

Salagbanog, renamed Sarangani Eagle, is the latest victory in the fight for the survival of the Philippine Eagle, the rarest species of eagle in the world. On June 13, 2022, the Philippine eagle was released back into the wild to rejoin a number of Philippine eagles Mt. Busa Key Biodiversity Area in Sarangani Province, which is home to a significant Philippine Eagle sub-population.


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To ensure the safety of Salagbano aka Sarangani Eagle, the Philippine Eagle Foundation has partnered with Alsons Power, which will fund the logistics, tracking, and protection of Salagbano, as well as the education of the people from surrounding communities so they can help in protecting and conserving the eagles and their habitat. An electronic tracker attached to Salagbano will provide regularly transmit data on the eagle’s movements throughout the protected sanctuary. 

Esquire Philippines' photojournalist Jerome Ascano took photos of Salagbanog’s flight home.

Photo by Jerome Ascano.
Photo by Jerome Ascano.
Photo by Jerome Ascano.
Photo by Jerome Ascano.
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