Philippine Eagle Centre
Calinan-Baguio Rd., Davao City, Davao del Sur
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Definitely a must visit when you travel Davao and to meet our Pambansang Ibon. I like eagles as they look strong, beautiful, and monogamous. They only give birth once every 2 years and every mating the male would woo the female and prove that he can provide for the family by offering twigs and foods.
To get here, we board an L300 van (buses are also available) to Calinan at Phoenix gas station located at the corner of Quirino and San Pedro ext. Fare was around 45-50 pesos. The van ride took around 45-60 mins. When we got to Calinan terminal, we board a habal-habal. we requested the habal-habal driver to wait and paid 100 pesos (2 way + waiting time while we explore the Eagle Center).
Before you get to the eagle center, you will have to pay 5 pesos (per head) to enter the location then walk a bit to get to the ticketing booth and pay another ticket to enter the center (just remember to ask for the ticket as the lady forgot to hand me the tickets, I just asked for it). After buying the ticket, you will present it to the guard and hand it over. You can also request a private tour but when we visited, the tour guides were not available as they were preparing for a bird talk presentation in the afternoon.
It's easy to get around the center as there are paths to guide you, although before starting the walking tour, take a picture of the map as they don't have a printed brochure available.
There are also other different birds at the center.
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A good place to explore and meet the Philippine Eagle
With an entrance of Php 50 for youth (4-18 yo) and Php 100 for adult (19 and above) 🏼
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The national bird of the Philippines. The poor guy deserves better. The bird is beautiful, powerful, and majestic. It is a king of the skies it soars over. Here at the Philippine Eagle Center, it is a king without it's throne, or rather a king with a squatters hut as a castle. I understand that this place depends on donations but this is the country's national bird, a huge source of pride and joy and it's surroundings should be befitting of the king that he is. I am glad I visited but was sorely disappointed. First the place is difficult to find. There isn't enough signage to point you in the correct direction. Once you arrive, the center has a rather dilapidated appearance and the gift shop is severely lacking. I wanted to purchase a souvenir, and spent quite a bit of time looking, but there was nothing worth buying. The aviaries are undersized for a bird as large as the Philippine Eagle and they need to be cleaned up and made more presentable. Also, ants rule this place. There are sitting areas but the ants have taken them over. Overall this place is poorly maintained. I wish they took more pride in the upkeep and general maintenance of the center. Please consider paying a visit when in Davao. They seemingly need better funding and hopefully more donations will make a difference.
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