The DENR-PAMO-PPL Personnel conducted a rescue operation of a wildlife species: Philippine Hawk Eagle (Nisaetus philippensis) on August 12, 2020 located at the Sitio Inigan, Brgy. San Rafael, Rodriguez, Rizal. The site is located within the Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape.
The raptor is in possession of Mr. Jeffrey Manlapaz, a resident of Brgy. San Rafael, Rodriguez, Rizal. Mr. Manlapaz turned over the said wildlife for proper care of the DENR - BMB. It was in his possession for four (4) months and was informed by the PPL personnel that the raptor is an vulnerable species.
The said wildlife is under custody of DENR-PAMO-PPL and will be turned over to the BMB Rescue Center, Quezon City.