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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 February 1, 2016

Eagles
Bald Eagle 15
Golden Eagle 1
Hawks - Buteos
Red-tailed Hawk 11
Broad-winged Hawk 2
Rough-legged Hawk 1
Hawks - Accipiters
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Northern Goshawk  0
Cooper's Hawk  1
Falcons 
American Kestrel  2
Peregrine Falcon  1
Merlin  1
Owls 
Great Horned Owl  5
Northern Hawk-owl  0
Northern Saw-whet Owl  3
Barred Owl  3
Eastern Screech-owl  0
Snowy Owl  0
Long-eared Owl  1
Great Gray Owl  0
Others (Northern Harrier)  0
Others (Osprey)  0
Others (Turkey Vulture)  1

2016 year to date total

32

Current patient count

49

2015 total is 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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