SA Bird of Prey Rehabilitation Centre
For the treatment and release of sick and injured raptors (Est 1992)
Co-ordinator & Rehabilitation: Anita Turton (Cert. Veterinary Nursing & Cert. Captive Wildlife)
The SA Bird of Prey Rehabilitation Centre, a not-for-profit organisation is fully equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge and facilities to attend to the state's sick and injured birds of prey. It has been privately operated since 1992 by Anita, who has volunteered all the funds and manpower necessary to establish and maintain its activities.
Australian Kestrels (Falco cenchroides) return to the Hacking Box for a feed following release
Generously supported by:
- Natalie Hobba
- Gawler Veterinary Services
- The Vet Clinic Angaston
- Birds Birds Birds
- Mitre 10 Gawler
- Im-press Promotions Gawler
- Clarksons Glass
- Overland 4wd Club
- Access Hire
Assistance has been received by the District Council of Mallala via the "Mallala Council Community Partnership Program".
- Rehabilitate and release birds back to their original territories where possible. The extent of injury or illness is assessed incorporating expert veterinary assistance as necessary. A realistic decision is made in regard to the future of the bird. An optimum course of treatment and rehabilitation is planned and implemented.
- Provide education and support for students and carers.
- Provide a service to the public when sick or injured birds are encountered.
- Create public awareness.
- Data collection and sharing.
PowerPoint presentations and practical training/workshops can be provided to:
- Wildlife Carers
- Veterinary Clinics
- Community Groups