About raptors

Learn about raptors

Raptors, also called birds of prey, have existed in some form for 50 to 75 million years. Learn more about these creatures and how to identify them.

Learn more about raptors

Meet our birds

Each of our raptors has a story of how they came to The Raptor Center. Learn about each of them and about their species.

See the raptors of The Raptor Center

Raptors of North America

Discover all of the raptor species in North America and find detailed information about each one.

See raptors of North America

Raptor watching ethics

We are all excited when we get the chance to see raptors in the wild. Find out how to watch them safely for both you and the raptor.

Learn more about raptor watching ethics

Conservation and research

The Raptor Center is involved in research of many emerging health concerns and issues for raptor populations.

Learn more about our efforts