Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Ogilvie-Grant, 1897

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd; C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This long-lived species qualifies as Critically Endangered because it has an extremely small population, as a result of extremely rapid declines in the past three generations (56 years), owing to extensive deforestation. Recruitment to the adult population currently appears to be very low indicating that declines may continue into the future. Confirmation of trends is required and may lead to a change in status in the future.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Haribon Foundation (Luzon)

Population size: 180-500

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 551,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pithecophaga jefferyi. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.