Take a walk on the wild side at Carolina Raptor Center's Raptor Trail.
Catch wonder by the tail with our formal and informal education programs. Children 3 to 93 will delight the science and natural history of 38 raptor species and how they have inspired human invention.
Staff and volunteers at this hidden hospital in the woods treats over 900 injured and orphaned birds a year – more than any other US raptor center. Over 70% are released back into the wild!
Press the easy button by giving online, via phone or through traditional mail. Your passion and engagement fuels our mission every day.
Educator Adam Winegarden presents a Mississippi Kite to hundreds of school children each year. Photo by Rex Yau.
Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened. – Anatole France
Support Your Favorite Species!
Supporting Carolina Raptor Center's resident birds has never been easier. Support one (or more) species annually with a $30+ yearly donation or commit to monthly sustaining support with a $5+ per month recurring gift.
Support a Species is a great way to help our resident birds of prey by contributing to their food, upkeep and medical care.
Support a Species also makes a wonderful gift for family, friends, and any bird lover in your life!
Sustaining support starts at $5/month. Annual Sustain a Species start at $30.
Choose from our corvids, eagles, falcons, hawks, owls and vultures, and check out the benefits of support below:
Your gift underwrites the food and medical costs associated with one bird within the species category of your choice.
Your benefit packet will be mailed within one week of purchase and will include:
Funds will be directed to Carolina Raptor Center’s mission to ignite imaginations and engage people with the natural world. Your gift is tax deductible as allowed by law. Please call 704-875-6521 x216 or email us at email@example.com if you have any questions.