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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 August 22, 2016

Eagles
Bald Eagle 20
Golden Eagle 0
Hawks - Buteos
Red-tailed Hawk 18
Broad-winged Hawk 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 2
Hawks - Accipiters
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Northern Goshawk  1
Cooper's Hawk  9
Falcons 
American Kestrel  2
Peregrine Falcon  3
Merlin  6
Owls 
Great Horned Owl  12
Northern Hawk-owl  0
Northern Saw-whet Owl  2
Barred Owl  3
Eastern Screech-owl  2
Snowy Owl  0
Long-eared Owl  0
Great Gray Owl  0
Others (Northern Harrier)  0
Others (Osprey)  1
Others (Turkey Vulture)  0


Barred owlet.
barred owl baby

2016 year to date total

668

Current patient count

97

2015 total was 843

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