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
Feed the Birds - Adopt Your Favorite Today!
Birds, birds everywhere! Supporting Carolina Raptor Center's resident birds has never been easier. Adopt one (or more) bird annually with a $30+ annual donation or commit to a monthly sustaining adoption with a $5+ per month recurring gift.
Adopt a birds are a great way to sponsor our resident birds of prey by contributing to their food, upkeep and medical care. Choose the type of adoption you are interested in to learn more how you can help!
Adoptions are easy as 1...2...3!
Adoptions also make wonderful gifts for family, friends and the other bird lovers in your life!
Sustaining adoptions start at $5/month. Annual Adoptions start at $30. Choose from our corvids, eagles, falcons, hawks, owls and vultures, and check out the adoption benefits below:
Adoptions are symbolic. 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 if you have any questions.
Adopt the Ravens
Adopt the Eagles
Adopt the Falcons
Adopt the Hawks
Adopt the Owls
Adopt the Vultures
Your gift helps underwrite the food and medical costs associated with one bird within the species category.
Your packet will include: