In the community
The number of American kestrels admitted to our clinic has seen a decrease in the past several decades, which speaks to the larger population decline across all of North America. Learn more about what you can do to help this charismatic falcon species.
Bald eagles stick around during the winter, braving the cold Minnesota temps. Due to their amazing adaptations to survive in the cold, we can continue to release eagles throughout the winter.
Great horned owls are typically the earliest nesting raptors in Minnesota, laying eggs in January and early February and braving sub-arctic temperatures. But what’s the rush and what's the cycle of mating like for these owls?
Funded by the Cargill Foundation, OISC aims to bringing a STEM-based curriculum, Raptor Lab, into classrooms in underserved communities in Minneapolis, its northern and western suburbs, and St. Paul.
In late July, a little “stardust” settled on the clinic as a celebrity made a visit. His name? Orton, the male breeding peregrine falcon from Rochester, Minnesota.