Species List

The following is a list of the Raptor Species at the Raptor Foundation:

Main collection species

Buzzards & Hawks

  • Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
  • Red-Tailed Buzzard (Buteo jamaicensis)
  • Harris Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus)

Harriers & Kites

  • Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
  • Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)

Falcons

  • Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
  • •American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
  • Lanner (Falco biarmicus)
  • Saker (Falco cherrug)
  • Peregrine (Falco peregrinus)
  • Lugger (Falco jugger)
  • Gyr Falcon (Falcon rusticolus)

Hybrid falcons

  • •Gyr-Saker (Falco rusticolus x Falco cherrug

Caracaras

  • Striated Caracara (Phalcoboenus australis)

Eagles

  • Black-chested Buzzard-eagle (Chilean Blue Eagle) (Geranoaetus melanoleucus)
  • Bateleur Eagle(Terathopius ecaudatus)
  • Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Owls

  • British Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
  • African Barn Owl (Tyto alba affinis)
  • Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)
  • Chaco Owl (Strix chacoensis)
  • Little Owl (Athene noctua)
  • Long Eared Owl (Asio otus)
  • Short Eared Owl (Asio flammeus)
  • European Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo)
  • Siberian Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo sibiricus)
  • Steppe-eagle owl (Bubo bubo turcomanus)
  • Indian Eagle Owl (Bubo bengalensis)
  • Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
  • Venezuelan Great-horned owl (Bubo virginianus nacurutu)
  • African Spotted Eagle Owl (Bubo africanus)
  • Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus)
  • Great Grey owl (Strix nebulosa)
  • Brown Wood Owl (Strix leptogrammica)
  • Great Horned-African Spotted Hybrid (Bubo virginianus x Bubo africanus)
  • Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)
  • Northern White Faced Scops Owl (Ptilopsis leucotis)

Non Raptors

  • Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)

Additional species through hospital

These birds do not go on public display as many of them are returned to the wild.

  • Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
  • Hobby (Falco subbuteo)
  • Peregrine (Falco peregrinus)
  • Merlin (Falco columbarius)
  • Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

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