A Note From Our Director

Dear Friends,

This is one of my favorite times of the year. The long days of summer are past, but there are so many individual stories and successes that are still fresh in my mind. It’s time to plan for next year and consider the ever-changing needs of today’s patients. We see a lot more diseases in our patients than we did almost 30 years ago. In most cases it takes much more time and medical care to provide treatment for a diseased patient than it does for a trauma patient. In the past raising young birds through to release was a fairly straightforward process, but now many young birds are coming in not only injured, but also with diseases that often complicates their care.

As we plan for the future, the need for the Birds of Prey Foundation to continue providing quality care for the wild birds of Colorado is clearly critical. The opportunity to purchase the property where our ICU is located has finally arisen. This will help to secure that Birds of Prey Foundation has a permanent home for the future generations of caring for Colorado’s raptors. As you’re making your end of year donations please consider an extra helping hand to ensure the future for the growing number of birds that need our help!


Heidi Bucknam

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