The World Center for Birds of Prey is Temporarily Closed to the Public

Closure status will be reevaluated on January 2nd, 2021

Visitor views two California Condors in outdoor enclosure at World Center for Birds of Prey

Phillip McClain

Plan your visit
Get nose-to-beak with raptors!

Visit the World Center for Birds of Prey and learn all about how we are conserving raptors around the world! Meet live birds of prey up close, see California Condors, and more! Advanced bookings are required to ensure a safe experience for all. 

Plan your visit
California Condor takes its first flight near Grand Canyon
calendar of events

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
A volunteer shows a screech owl to a group of school children
our impact

We host over 5,000 school children on field trips every year where they learn about science through the lens of raptor conservation. Our field trips focus on Idaho's Content Standards for Science and are specially tailored to each group. Sign your future scientists up for an exciting adventure today!

Learn more
Millie and Milton Volunteer in the Gift Shop
Volunteer

Volunteers help make the work we do possible! From our Gift Shop Ambassadors to our Docents to our Library Helpers and beyond, we have opportunities for you to join our team and make a difference in your community. Learn more about our adult and teen volunteer programs today!

Volunteer
Harpy Eagle adult

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.

Bob, American Kestrel portrait

Adopt a Raptor

Sponsor one of our education birds

Adopt one of our resident birds for a year and help to provide food and care for your new feathered friend. Sponsor your favorite raptor now and receive an exciting adoption packet in the mail. Adoptions also make great gifts for any occasion!

A Red-tailed Hawk lands on a trainer's glove in the audience

Meet our Birds!

Meet our Avian Ambassadors

We have a flock of feathered friends that call the World Center for Birds of Prey home. Their mission? To inspire conservation of raptors! Meet each of our amazing ambassadors.

Threats to birds of prey

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