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Each year, around 800 sick and injured wild raptors are treated at The Raptor Center's clinic. 

This is world-renowned teaching hospital for wildlife where veterinary professionals from around the world come to study raptor medicine and surgery. The clinic staff is recognized for its groundbreaking work in avian orthopedics and critical care. They are well regarded for the training opportunities provided for veterinary students and veterinarians, as well as their workshops on raptor rehabilitation, medicine and surgery, and captive raptor management. 

Current Patient Census

Some of our patients are in individual patient cages while their injuries heal. Others are in large flight rooms or in managed areas for exercise before their release.

As of May 23, 2016

Eagles
Bald Eagle 17
Golden Eagle 1
Hawks - Buteos
Red-tailed Hawk 11
Broad-winged Hawk 2
Swainson's Hawk 1
Hawks - Accipiters
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Northern Goshawk  0
Cooper's Hawk  1
Falcons 
American Kestrel  0
Peregrine Falcon  0
Merlin  2
Owls 
Great Horned Owl  9
Northern Hawk-owl  0
Northern Saw-whet Owl  2
Barred Owl  7
Eastern Screech-owl  0
Snowy Owl  0
Long-eared Owl  0
Great Gray Owl  0
Others (Northern Harrier)  1
Others (Osprey)  0
Others (Turkey Vulture)  1

2016 year to date total

243

Current patient count

56

2015 total was 843


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If this spring is like most, we will see about 120 young raptors that will need our help. 

Please help us help baby raptors by making a special gift to our baby shower fund.  If TRC can raise $20,000 by June 15, TRC board of advisor member Teresa Daly, and husband Greg Konat, will contribute $5,000 to help baby raptors.

 

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