Captive Raptor Management & Rehabilitation is an international perspective by the worlds leading rehabilitators, zoo curators and falconers on how to hold, medicate, train for hunting and condition for release, the world’s raptors.
This book covers every aspect of the care and rehabilitation of injured or starving raptors, from the initial assessment of the bird’s conditioning, training and release. An indispensible reference for every rehabilitator, falconer, zoo keeper, or aviculturist working with hawks, falcons, eagles, vultures, or owls. Combines the authors’ years of experience with the latest scientific data worldwide.
This title is generously illustrated throughout with 85 detailed line drawings, and includes over 100 color photos in a 16-page photo section covering such topics as molting and imping, hooded birds, raptor habitat and nesting, flight pens, care of teet and talons, perches and veterinary insights.