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Pip Starting at $30.00

PIP- Pip arrived with his sibling Squeak in December 2014. Their nest tree had been cut down and they went three days without food. It is believed that this lack of nutrition caused him to develop a cataract. While Squeak is no longer with us, Pip is loved by everyone that sees him.

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Ethyl Starting at $45.00

emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)

ETHYL- Ethyl is a non-raptor species that enjoys an entire pasture to herself. She is an Emu that was given to the center by a local farmer in May 2016.

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Ellie Starting at $25.00

ELLIE- Ellie arrived at Cape Fear Raptor Center in August 2016 with a fractured left radius and ulna after flying into a building. This Mississippi Kite’s fractures healed but as they did they fuse together making her unable to fly. That is why this beautifully tempered bird is an education ambassador.

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Eastern Screech Owl "Pip" Starting at $30.00

Eastern Screech Owl (Megascops asio)

PIP- Pip arrived with his sibling Squeak in December 2014. Their nest tree had been cut down and they went three days without food. It is believed that this lack of nutrition caused him to develop a cataract. While Squeak is no longer with us, Pip is loved by everyone that sees him.

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Chirpa Starting at $30.00

CHIRPA- Chirpa arrived at Cape Fear Raptor Center on May 9, 2016 with two siblings. They were found in an attic in Hertford City. All three were raised by volunteers at the center and two were sent to other centers as education birds. Chirpa remains with us as a loved Eastern Screech Owl.

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Barred Owl "Adelaide" Starting at $35.00

Barred Owl (Strix varia)

Adelaide- Adelaide arrived at Cape Fear Raptor Center with an improperly healed wing fracture. The cause of the fracture is unknown but she likely flew into a car. The fracture causes this beautiful Barred Owl to have loud flight. As owls hunt stealthily at night they must remain silent, therefore, Adelaide in now an education ambassador.

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Moe and Curley Starting at $40.00

MOE & CURLY- Moe (male) and Curly (female) are Black Vultures that arrived at Cape Fear Raptor Center on May 21, 2017. They are siblings found at a local farm that came to the center as babies. Unfortunately, they immediately imprinted and will eventually be education birds. They are aptly named birds that all volunteers love.

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Red Shouldered Hawk "Micro" Starting at $35.00

Micro- Micro is a male Red-shouldered Hawk. He arrived at Cape Fear Raptor Center in October 2015 as a baby with two siblings. The three birds were raised together until ready for release. Unfortunately, Micro never learned how to hunt properly and was found in a farmer’s field shortly after his release. He is slowly becoming a good education bird.

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Red Shouldered Hawk "Nev" Starting at $35.00

Nev is a female Red-shouldered Hawk that came to Cape Fear Raptor Center with an ulcerated cornea in her right eye. Despite heroic efforts from the moment she arrived on May 15, 2015 the eye could not be saved. These hawks have binocular vision and this injury means she would not survive in the wild.

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Turkey Vulture "Zack" Starting at $40.00

"Zack" is a very sweet Turkey Vulture that came to CFRC in 2014.  He was struck by a car as he was cleaning up the streets in Pender County. He sustained bilateral wing fractures and a toe fracture.  He also suffered from blindness for several weeks due to a traumatic brain injury and was tube fed for 4 weeks until he could eat on his own.  Head injuries often compromise a person or animals ability to smell, and Turkey Vultures use the sense of smell to locate their food which is why Zack could not find his food while blind to eat it. "Zack" is fully healed and a healthy happy vulture, although he is unable to fly and therefore is not releasable.

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Osprey "Stormy" Starting at $40.00

Stormy is an adult Osprey brought to us by a Coastal Carolina rehabber in September 2015. He arrived with a fractured right radius and right ulna. Osprey’s need to hover as they hunt for fish and Stormy can no longer do this due to the wing injury and consequently cannot be released. He is becoming an excellent education ambassador and has been seen by thousands of UNCW Seahawk sporting events.  Osprey is a Seahawk.

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Red-Tailed Hawk "Opie" Starting at $40.00

Opie is a male Red-tailed Hawk that came to Cape Fear Raptor Center with a broken left wing in 2014. While the break in his wing healed, it did not heal properly. Therefore, he can fly but not hunt as a Red-tailed Hawk needs to so he has become a popular education ambassador.

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Juvenile Bald Eagles Starting at $250.00

Cape Fear Raptor Center is one of the only facilities in the world that has been given permission by US Fish and Wildlife to actively teach juvenile Bald Eagles to hunt through the art of falconry. Bald Eagles are not typical falconry birds as they mainly hunt fish and then scavenge for carrion.  Currently we have four juvenile bald eagles that are being taught to hunt so that they can demonstrate the ability to catch game and survive on their own in the wild.  Telemetry (tracking devices) and GoPro's will be utilized for monitoring and documenting the timeline of these eagles as we teach them to survive on their own.  Help support our project of "Juvenile Bald Eagle Re-Introduction through Falconry"

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eagle 2 Starting at $100.00
Bald Eagle "Riser" Starting at $100.00

"Riser" is a mature adult male Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) that was "grounded" in 2015 due to electrocution on power lines.  The injury damaged the tips of both of his wings.  "Riser" is still considered a Rehabilitation Bird and is held under our rehabilitation permit at this time.  We pray he is able to fly free, but most likely his injuries will be permanent and he will not be able to be released into the wild.

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Barn Owl "Karma" Starting at $35.00

Barn Owl "Karma" (Tyto alba). 

Karma- Karma is a delightful Barn Owl that was captive bred under a South Carolina breeding program. She imprinted and therefore became unreleasable. From the moment she arrived in 2015 she became a favorite of all who see that beautiful heart-shaped face.

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Great Horned Owl "Archie" Starting at $40.00

Archie- Archie is a mature Great Horned Owl. He arrived at Cape Fear Raptor Center in 2014 as a baby. He was found on Gordon Road in Wilmington and had still not opened his eyes. When he opened his eyes the first thing he saw was our director (Dr. Joni) and, therefore, he imprinted on her so he has become unreleasable.

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