Who We Are and What We Do

About Us

Bird's Eye View of the IRC

Our Wildlife Hospital 

Research with Millikin University's Biology Dept.

Nature in the News 

Owl Prowl and Adult Raptor Camps are sold out.

Bald Eagle Watch Weekend   See you next year!

Hours of Operations 

Directions to the IRC

Contact Us

 How Can We Help?

Rescuing Wildlife  - How to Help Without Hurting

Pictorial Guide to Common Illinois Birds

Pictorial Guide to Common Illinois Birds of Prey

Sorting Out Nature's Nursery

Links to Helpful Websites   (reporting banded birds, longevity of birds, IDNR, endangered species list, links for teachers & more.)

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 409' long, 16' wide, 17' high
Super flight for a Super Bird
"Just because they are back from the brink doesn't
mean they still won't need our help." Jane Seitz
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Volunteer Opportunity Meeting

Sign Up Now!

Once a year the Illinois Raptor Center opens its doors to welcome new volunteers. This year the volunteer introduction meeting will be Sunday, September 25th from 2pm to 4pm at the IRC Nature Center located at 5685 W. Hill Road in Decatur. Those interested should email Jane Seitz at illinoisraptorcenter@comcast.net by 5pm on Friday, September 23rd.

(Picture of juvenile Bald Eagle patient courtesy of its rescuer, Mary Emanuel)













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