Wednesday, February 27, 2013

TRC Raptor Patient Clinic Census Feb 25, 2013

Great horned owl patient
The Raptor Center has received 59 patients so far in 2013.  We currently have 57 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 February 25, 2013) 


            Bald Eagle 11
Hawks - Buteos
            Red-tailed Hawk 15
            Broad-winged Hawk 1
            Rough-legged Hawk 1
Hawks - Accipiters
            Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
            Northern Goshawk 1
            Cooper's Hawk 0
            American Kestrel 3
            Peregrine Falcon 1
            Merlin 1
            Gyrfalcon 0
           Great Horned Owl 4
           Short-eared Owl 1
           Northern Saw-whet Owl 2
           Barred Owl 8
           Eastern screech-owl 2
           Snowy Owl 0
           Boreal Owl 2
           Great Gray Owl 1
          Long-eared Owl 1

You can check on our census weekly from our website page here.  If you find an injured raptor, here are some things to keep in mind

As always we couldn't do this without your help.  Please consider a gift to The Raptor Center.  The birds thank you! 


  1. Please keep up the good work, thank you for your efforts! :-)


  2. Thank you for your kind words, Michael! TRC