Rehabilitators are often challenged with recognizing the species of a young raptor dropped off on their doorsteps. To successfully re-nest, foster, or raise a young raptor in captivity, you need to correctly identify it. This course takes the guesswork out of identifying young raptors by providing you with the specific distinguishing characteristics of the nestlings and fledglings of the most commonly admitted species.
This self study is worth 0.75 self-reported continuing education credit.
About The Raptor Center:
Established in 1974 as part of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, The Raptor Center sees around 1,000 sick and injured raptors each year in our clinic, while helping to identify emerging environmental issues related to raptor health and populations. An internationally renowned education facility, The Raptor Center trains veterinary students and veterinarians from around the world to become future leaders in raptor medicine and conservation.