RAPTOR, INC. also assists local wildlife
agencies by providing information about
birds of prey through studies and bird
banding handled by volunteers. This
information can assist in providing insights
to raptor nesting behavior, to our
rehabilitation efforts and to help with the
collection of data used to study the effects
of habitat loss. RAPTOR, INC. has been
recognized for efforts in conservation and
has received several awards in recent
If you find an injured bird of prey, and you
are in the Greater Cincinnati area, confine
the bird only if you can do so safely. Call
RAPTOR, Inc. at 513-825-3325 as soon as
RAPTOR, INC. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated
to the preservation of birds of prey through rehabilitation,
education and conservation.
RAPTOR's goals are two-fold: the education of the public on
the importance of raptors and the preservation of their native
habitat; and the rehabilitation and return of injured raptors to
their natural environment. Because raptors, like all wild
animals, are protected under both state and Federal law.
RAPTOR, Inc. holds special permits to handle injured and
orphaned raptors until they can be released.
RAPTOR also has a limited number of captive birds that
can not be returned to the wild due to the extent of their
injuries. These birds are used in over 250 RAPTOR, Inc.
programs given annually to a variety of groups: school
classes, scout troops, church and senior citizen groups,
and conservation groups to educate the public about birds
of prey. A trained education specialist will come to your
location with live birds of prey to give an informative program
about these fascinating birds. Your group will learn about
Hawks, Owls, Falcons, Vultures and Eagles; where you might
find them in the Greater Cincinnati area and the importance
they play in our ecosystem.