Clinic

Each year, around 1,000 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. 

Short-eared owl

Short-eared Owl patient


2018 year to date total

254

Current patient count

49

2017 total was 1085

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 24, 2018

Eagles
Bald Eagle 4
Golden Eagle 0
Hawks - Buteos
Red-tailed Hawk 14
Rough-legged Hawk 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0
Broad-winged Hawk 1
Hawks - Accipiters
Sharp-shinned Hawk  0
Northern Goshawk  0
Cooper's Hawk  0
Falcons 
American Kestrel  0
Peregrine Falcon  0
Merlin  1
Owls 
Great Horned Owl  10
Northern Hawk-owl  0
Northern Saw-whet Owl  3
Barred Owl  7
Eastern Screech-owl  0
Snowy Owl  1
Short-eared Owl  0
Great Gray Owl  0
Others (Northern Harrier)  0
Others (Osprey)  0
Others (Turkey Vulture)  0

The Raptor Center depends on public support for 60% of our annual budget.

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