May 2021

May 20th, 2021

Auburn’s Southeastern Rehabilitation Center Suggests Rules for Raptor Rescue

It is a rite of the season as surely as March winds and April showers. When spring arrives, so does an increase in the number of raptors, or birds of prey, “rescued” by well meaning Good Samaritans. But do most really need rescuing at all, or are they better off being left where they are? […]

April 2019

Apr 23rd, 2019

Auburn’s Southeastern Raptor Center reminds public what should be done if you find an ‘orphaned’ raptor

photo of baby owl

Spring is nesting season for birds, including raptors, and the Southeastern Raptor Center, or SRC, at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine wants people to know what to do if they encounter a young or orphaned raptor on the ground. Orphaned is the term applied to a young raptor that has been abandoned and […]

November 2018

Nov 14th, 2018

Auburn alumnus Malkoff supports Raptor Center with latest work, ‘Spirit of Auburn’

Artist Stephen Malkoff has teamed up with Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the Southeastern Raptor Center to create a new, limited-edition print, Spirit of Auburn. This commemorative pencil drawing of bald eagle Spirit is the latest work from Malkoff, who has also created representations of golden eagles Tiger and Nova, as well as the […]

Nov 5th, 2018

Bald eagle set for release Nov. 10 at Mt. Cheaha State Park

Auburn University’s Southeastern Raptor Center will release an adult bald eagle Saturday, Nov. 10, at Mt. Cheaha State Park in Delta, Alabama. The release is open to the public and will take place at 10 a.m. on the back deck of the park restaurant. This eagle was found at Anniston/Calhoun County Regional Airport, grounded and […]

September 2018

Sep 4th, 2018

Popular Football, Fans and Feathers Show on Fridays Before Home Football Games

One of Auburn University’s most popular fall programs returns to offer fans the opportunity to see a raptor show and flight demonstration—the Southeastern Raptor Center’s Football, Fans and Feathers educational program will be held each Friday before home football games. This year, seven shows will coincide with home football games, giving fans the opportunity to […]

Sep 4th, 2018

Southeastern Raptor Center Readying for Eagle Lure and Jess Game Day Auctions

Tara Durboraw is a senior at Auburn University, majoring in wildlife ecology and management. The New Market, Alabama, native also volunteers for the Southeastern Raptor Center, where she works with the eagles and other raptors. At other times, she is an artist who is sharing her love for the raptors and designing the game day lures […]

July 2018

Jul 24th, 2018

Bald Eagle Set for Release July 28 at West Point Lake

Auburn University’s Southeastern Raptor Center, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will release an immature adult bald eagle Saturday, July 28, at West Point Lake near LaGrange, Georgia. The release is open to the public and set for 10 a.m. EST near the Pyne Road Park boat ramp off Georgia 109 (Roanoke […]

May 2018

May 30th, 2018

Southeastern Raptor Center to Release Bald Eagle in Eufaula June 2

The Southeastern Raptor Center, or SRC, in conjunction with the state of Alabama, will be releasing  a young, healthy bald eagle on Saturday, June 2 in Eufaula. The release is scheduled for 10 a.m. at Old Town Creek Park in Eufaula and is open to the public. Rachel Hamby, a volunteer at the center, will release […]

November 2017

Nov 8th, 2017

New Van Enhances Raptor Center’s Educational Program and Presentation Capabilities

The Southeastern Raptor Center is well known for its educational and wildlife conservation programs and for its work rehabilitating and releasing raptors back into the wild. With the acquisition of a new 2017 van, the center now is positioned to broaden its outreach. Purchased this year through the generosity of private donors, the SRC, a […]

Nov 8th, 2017

Rehabilitated Bald Eagle set for Veterans Day (Nov. 11) Release in south Georgia

The Southeastern Raptor Center and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will return a young, healthy Bald Eagle to the wild Saturday, Nov. 11, at Lake Park, Ga. The release, which coincides with Veterans Day, is set for 2 p.m. EST at Grassy Pond, a 500-acre public recreation area operated by Moody Air Force Base […]