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 April 25, 2016

Bald Eagle 18
Golden Eagle 1
Hawks - Buteos
Red-tailed Hawk 9
Broad-winged Hawk 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0
Hawks - Accipiters
Sharp-shinned Hawk  2
Northern Goshawk  0
Cooper's Hawk  1
American Kestrel  1
Peregrine Falcon  0
Merlin  2
Great Horned Owl  12
Northern Hawk-owl  0
Northern Saw-whet Owl  4
Barred Owl  6
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


Current patient count


2015 total was 843


bald eagle patient

Bald eagle patient.

We need your help to support the care and treatment of injured raptors at The Raptor Center.

Examples of how your gift makes a difference for our raptor patients:

$67.50 = One (1) month of food for education eagle 
$80 = Two (2) radiographs for admission of clinic raptor patient
$300 = One (1) month cost to feed and house clinic eagle patient

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