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Explore Raptors

What makes a raptor a raptor?

Learn more about your favorites, then explore an amazing array of raptors from feisty kestrels to commanding condors.

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Conserve Raptors

Fifty years on the frontiers of conservation

Saving the Peregrine Falcon taught us to go beyond the brink… into a boundless world where hope thrives and anything is possible.

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Experience Raptors

Encounters you'll cherish for a lifetime

Saving raptors is all about connections: from science to understanding to admiration and beyond.

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The World Center for Birds of Prey

The World Center for Birds of Prey is open and accepts both drop-ins and online ticket reservations. Reserve your tickets now and explore raptors nose-to-beak with The Peregrine Fund!

Learn more
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our impact

The 500th Aplomado Falcon was banded just weeks before the 1,000th California Condor hatched. Our recovery efforts are passing major milestones, but there's plenty of work to be done.

News
our impact

From daily programming at the World Center for Birds of Prey to annual California Condor releases and special events, you'll want to mark your calendar now.

Events
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our impact

It’s more urgent than ever to inspire, teach, and connect with people of all ages, in every corner of the globe. In addition to creating economic benefits for people who share a landscape with birds of prey, we also have the audacious goal of establishing a raptor biologist in every country. This is how we'll do it.

Engagement
biologists band a Gyrfalcon nestling in Alaska
our impact

More than half of all raptor species are in decline, and 18 percent are threatened with extinction. The reasons are many and varied, but the solutions are within reach—thanks to a robust science team and partners around the globe interested in making the world safe for birds of prey.

Threats

Threats to birds of prey

Learn more about these threats
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Climate Change
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Contaminants
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Energy Supply
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Habitat Loss
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Human Conflict
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Invasive Species
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Knowledge Gap
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Lead Poisoning