Identifying raptor species is a critical component of the rehabilitation process. Different species have varying management requirements, captive behaviors, predispositions to captive-related diseases and injuries, diverse flight styles and endurance needs, and particular considerations for release. This course not only provides you with key identifying features, but it also teaches you relevant species information pertaining to rehabilitation.
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.