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 14, 2017

Bald Eagle 24
Golden Eagle 0
Hawks - Buteos
Red-tailed Hawk 14
Broad-winged Hawk 13
Red-shouldered Hawk 2
Swainson's Hawk 0
Hawks - Accipiters
Sharp-shinned Hawk  0
Northern Goshawk  0
Cooper's Hawk  10
American Kestrel  10
Peregrine Falcon  2
Merlin  3
Great Horned Owl  20
Northern Hawk-owl  0
Northern Saw-whet Owl  0
Barred Owl  4
Eastern Screech-owl  3
Snowy Owl  0
Long-eared Owl  1
Great Gray Owl  0
Others (Northern Harrier)  1
Others (Osprey)  1
Others (Turkey Vulture)  0

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2017 year to date total


Current patient count


2016 total was 1058

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

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