ALERT: Our public Raptor Trail will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, starting October 30, 2017 through February 27, 2018. Please be aware as you make plans to visit the Center.

What's New At The Center

Kip, kip, kip, HoorayResident Birds

Kip, kip, kip, Hooray

Earlier this year, Carolina Raptor Center received a new osprey, and several classes from Oakhurst STEAM Academy submitted potential names for the osprey. The names were voted on by more than 2,000 Duke Energy employees. Duke Energy's Dominque Harris revealed the winning name: "Kip," submitted by Courtney Riley's kindergarten class.

Hands-on Learning for Vet StudentsVETERINARY EDUCATION

Hands-on Learning for Vet Students

Veterinary students can take part in our two-week RaptorVet externship. RaptorVet is an intensive, hands-on experience that touches on all aspects of raptor medicine from the initial intake exam to the eventual release.