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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 558 wild patients so far in 2014.  We currently have 97 patients.   Some are in individual patient cages while their injuries heal.  Others are in large flight rooms or outside in the rehabilitation courtyard for exercise before their release. The following table shows the patient census by species:

The Raptor Center
Current Patient Census
(as of September 9, 2014) 

 

Eagles
            Bald Eagle20
Hawks - Buteos
            Red-tailed Hawk34
            Broad-winged Hawk8
            Red-shouldered Hawk2
Hawks - Accipiters
            Sharp-shinned Hawk1
            Northern Goshawk0
            Cooper's Hawk12
Falcons 
            American Kestrel0
            Peregrine Falcon0
            Merlin8
Owls 
           Great Horned Owl8
           Short-eared Owl0
           Northern Saw-whet Owl0
           Barred Owl2
           Eastern Screech-owl0
           Snowy Owl0
           Boreal Owl0
           Great Gray Owl0
           Long-eared Owl1
Others (Osprey)1
Others (Turkey Vulture)0

 

2013 clinic census

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