The Birds of Prey Foundation is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned raptors. Each year over 600 birds arrive for care from all over Colorado. Since 1981, the Birds of Prey Foundation has accepted over 18,000 injured and orphaned birds. Specialized, round-the-clock care and large flight enclosures enable hundreds of these magnificent raptors to enjoy a second chance at freedom every year.
Birds admitted & helped so far in 2023
643 birds admitted in 2022.
News and Updates
Spring is Here!
Our first Great Horned Owl babies of the season have arrived! Friday’s hurricane force winds blew nests out of trees, along with the young owls still inside of them. Great Horned Owls do not build their own nests, but commonly use nests that have already been built by another species such as crows or Red-tailed Hawks. This behavior often leads to unstable nests that may not last through the nesting season, let alone severe weather. These two are being watched carefully as they are treated for head trauma. They are both doing well! (Updated 4/4/23)
Welcome to our New Website!
As you might have noticed, we are refreshing the Birds of Prey website! We are making changes to be sure we can provide the most up-to-date information as possible. During this transition, we appreciate your patience as we navigate the usual bumps along the way.