have been interested in raptors since I was a boy. After years of private
ornithological fieldwork I happened to meet the coordinator of the European
Bearded Vulture Project, Dr. Hans Frey, who is also in charge of the
EGS (Eulen- und Greifvogelschutz Österreich) Center for birds of
prey and owls.
This is Austria's official rehab center for raptors.
Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus)
at the EGS Center (Click to enlarge, use the BACK-button of your
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patients have always been a major problem there, as they occupy their
aviaries sometimes for decades. I was offered the possibility to care
for some of these birds thus having the great chance of studying them
1992 I have especially focused on:
aid for injured raptors,
rehabilitated birds back to the wild,
analysis of wild Eagle Owls (Bubo bubo) and
of wild native raptors.