The Raptor Project is an extraordinary and outstanding array of eagles, hawks, falcons and owls that have won the rapt attention of enthralled audiences throughout the nation. Presenting almost 1000 educational programs to over 10 million people annually, The Raptor Project leads the way in outstanding, top quality, professional wildlife education. Featuring 15-20 raptors from diverse habitats at each presentation, these dynamic fierce predators capture hearts of both young and old.
The Raptor Project founders, Jonathan and Susan Wood of New York’s Catskill mountains have assembled a traveling collection of feathered predators that is unrivaled in scope and size anywhere in the world. Jonathan Wood is a Master Falconer and Wildlife Rehabilitation, bringing unique insights, observations and humor to his exciting, riveting, nationally acclaimed shows.
Many of the birds in The Raptor Project have permanent handicaps and have been donated to his project by crowded wildlife centers around the country because they were unable to be re-introduced to the wild. Some faced euthanasia and now have been tamed and trained to educate the public as charming ambassadors of their species and the environments they inhabit. Jonathan and Susan Wood and their staff operate the organization from a beautiful 14-acre, private facility in New York’s Catskill mountains. All birds are housed, exercised and cared for in spacious, state of the art aviaries.
Jonathan Wood works with birds in a wide range of sizes. From small falcons and owls weighing 3-4 ounces to majestic eagles with 6-8-foot wingspans. He is honored with 35 years of handling experience and has produced and presented The Raptor Project to over 10 million people… up close and personal!
EXTREME RAPTOR SCHEDULE for 2019
Schedule is subject to change at any time.
|Friday, January 4th||4:30 pm, 6:30 pm|
|Saturday, January 5th||Closed|
|Sunday, January 6th||1:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 5:30 pm|
|Monday, January 7th||4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm|
|Tuesday, January 8th||4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm|
|Wednesday, January 9th||3:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm|
|Thursday, January 10th||4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm|
|Friday, January 11th||4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm|
|Saturday, January 12th||1:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 5:30 pm, 7:00 pm|
|Sunday, January 13th||Noon, 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm|