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 July 27, 2015

Bald Eagle 14
Golden Eagle 1
Hawks - Buteos
Red-tailed Hawk 12
Broad-winged Hawk 8
Red-shouldered Hawk 1
Hawks - Accipiters
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Northern Goshawk  0
Cooper's Hawk  7
American Kestrel  9
Prairie Falcon  1
Merlin  1
Great Horned Owl  9
Northern Hawk-owl  0
Northern Saw-whet Owl  0
Barred Owl  3
Eastern Screech-owl  3
Snowy Owl  0
Boreal Owl  0
Great Gray Owl  0
Long-eared Owl   0
Others (Osprey)  1
Others (Turkey Vulture)  1

2015 year to date total


Current patient count



Young Cooper's Hawk Patientbaby Cooper's hawk

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