Bird of Prey, the Davao premier

What: The premier screening of Bird of Prey in Davao
Where: SM Lanang Premier cinema
Who came: Philippine Eagle Foundation team and their partners


Davao showing of Bird of Prey at SM Lanang Premier cinema


“Bird of Prey, The Story of the Rarest Bird on Earth” is a movie everyone should see. It’s a film by Neil Rettig, an award-winning cinematographer, who returns to the Philippines to find and film the Philippine Eagle in its natural habitat. The filmmaker successfully documented the fragile existence of the Philippine Eagle.

Also highlighted in the film produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology are the people who are unceasing in their efforts to save the largest forest eagle in the world from extinction. The Philippine Eagle Foundation is driven in its desire to protect and preserve the rarest eagle on the planet.


Philippine Eagle Foundation trustees Miggy Gonzales and Francis Ledesma, DOT-XI Director Tanya Tan & PEF Executive Director Dennis Salavador at the Davao premier of Bird of Prey at SM Lanang cinema


The Conservation Breeding Team- Adreano Oxales, Lohwana Haloq, Domingo Tadena and Dominic Tadena

The hardworking PEF team


Ultimately, the message is that there is hope. There is time to save the Philippine Eagle but everyone has to do their share. Saving the Philippine Eagle means saving the forest and securing the future of generations to come.

Attending the premier in Davao were the partners and friends of the PEF from the private and government sectors. The trustees and members of the PEF extended their gratitude to everyone present, including the tribal leaders and their community engaged in the Culture-based Conservation, and the companies and volunteers who gave their share in the eagle preservation of the imperiled bird, a Philippine icon.


The panel from PEF during the Q&A session. Dr. Jason Ibañez, Director for Research & Conservation; Andi Baldonado, Development Program Manager; & Exec. Dir. Dennis Salvador


How to help: Log in to the PEF website www.philippineeaglefoundation.organd see how can get involved.

The screening in Davao was presented by the Philippine Eagle Foundation, USAID and SM Lanang Premier.


Partners in PEF’s Culture-Based Conservation. Madanam Hernan Ambe of Bagobo Tagabawa, Bae Nilda Landim and Datu Paulino Landim of Obu Manuvu, and Datu Rosalino Anog of Bagobo Klata

Partners in protecting the PH Eagle’s habitat in Arakan- Tourism Officer Michael Labao, Phil. Information Officer Leonardo Reoboca, PEF’s Dr. Jason Ibañez & MENRO’s Jimmy Montero and Jessie Castor

SM Lanang Premier’s Asst. Mall Manager Kimberly Remolonan with PEF Exec. Dir. Dennis Salvador

Malayan Colleges’ Engr. Dodgie Maestrecampo, Danny Tiongco & Dean Abigail Angelia

Sonya Garcia, Congresswoman Milen Albano, Mary Rose Campos & Jenny Garcia

Nina Ingle and Sol Pedregosa


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Also published in the SunStar Davao newspaper