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St. Paul, MN 55108

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The Raptor Center’s medical services treat approximately 700 raptors each year, provides training in avian medicine and surgery for veterinarians from around the world, and identifies emerging issues related to raptor health and populations. For the calendar year 2013, we received 914 wild birds, along with 21 raptors used in education programs or in the sport of falconry.  (See our breakdown for 2013 below the weekly census.)

We have received 746 wild patients so far in 2014.  We currently have 43 patients.   Some are in individual patient cages while their injuries heal.  Others are in large flight rooms or in managed areas for exercise before their release. The following table shows the patient census by species:

The Raptor Center
Current Patient Census
(as of December 15, 2014) 

 

Eagles
            Bald Eagle12
            Golden Eagle1
Hawks - Buteos
            Red-tailed Hawk13
            Broad-winged Hawk1
            Rough-legged Hawk2
Hawks - Accipiters
            Sharp-shinned Hawk1
            Northern Goshawk1
            Cooper's Hawk1
Falcons 
            American Kestrel1
            Peregrine Falcon0
            Merlin1
Owls 
           Great Horned Owl2
           Short-eared Owl0
           Northern Saw-whet Owl1
           Barred Owl1
           Eastern Screech-owl1
           Snowy Owl2
           Boreal Owl0
           Great Gray Owl0
           Long-eared Owl1
Others (Osprey)0
Others (Turkey Vulture)1

 

2013 clinic census

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