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Meet Our Birds!

Here at Shaver’s Creek we have 21 birds of prey in our raptor center. All of them have sustained some kind of injury that would prevent them from being able to survive in the wild with the exception of our American Kestrel, who was raised illegally as a pet before coming to us. The Shaver’s Creek’s raptor center is open to the public for viewing every day from 10:00am-5:00pm, March through mid-December. We have self-guided packets available that tell you the natural history and biography of each raptor. Come enjoy seeing these majestic birds up close and personal!

Posted in order: Golden Eagle, Great Horned Owl, 2nd Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl, 2nd Barred Owl, 3rd Barred Owl,  Eastern Screech Owl (Grey phase), 2nd and 3rd Eastern Screech Owls (Red phase), Red-shouldered Hawk, 2nd Red-shouldered Hawk, Broad-winged Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, 2nd Red-tailed Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Juvenile Bald Eagle, 1st and 2nd Adult Bald Eagle, American Kestrel,  Barn Owl, 2nd Barn Owl. All photos Copyright 2010 Kaitlin Pope

– Canopy, Fall 2010 Intern