Juneau Raptor Center thanks Great Blue Heron Fund

The Juneau Raptor Center would like to thank the Juneau Community Foundation’s Great Blue Heron Fund for their generous grant of $1,000! This grant was received just in time for the Christmas season and was used to help with the purchase of an order of quail, the primary diet of our hawks and falcon. While fish for our eagles is readily available thanks to the generosity of local businesses and fishermen with overflowing freezers, we need to import food three or four times a year for the other education birds and occasionally some of our avian patients. The frozen quail we feed the birds is one of our major expenses during the year. This grant helps us to continue providing excellent care for our education birds and allows us to devote more resources to injured bird care. I’m sure our birds would like to thank the Great Blue Heron fund personally but they have been too busy enjoying their dinner.

Thanks for making this a great holiday and New Year for the birds!

The Juneau Raptor Center Staff

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