2008, September 9. Philippine Birds - Definitive Issue
Amstar Company, Inc. Perf. 13 1/2
Sheets of 50 (10 x 5)
50p Philippine Eagle
100p Philippine Eagle (2008) -
Note: This is a reprint of the
2007 Bird issues with "2008" instead of "2007"
Designer and Graphic Artists: Corazon T. Loza,
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Layout Artist: Robinson C. Cruza
Designs: All pictures taken from the book "A Guide to the
Birds of the Philippines" by Robert S. Kennedy, Pedro C. Gonzales,
Edward C. Dickinson, Hector C. Miranda, Jr., and Timothy H. Fisher.
First Day Covers: Manila
Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi)
- The Philippine Eagle is the national bird of the Philippines. It is
uncommon in forests from lowlands to over 2000m, usually in
mountainous areas. It hunts from within the forest canopy from
perches. It has huge body size, broad but relatively short wings,
long tail, nearly all white underparts including underwing.