Our Eagles Welcome You

Thanks for visiting and taking some time to meet the eagles in our care.  We’re often asked what they eat. Their diet with us includes rabbits, fish (bald eagles only), rats, waterfowl, and venison. In the wild, they may also eat snakes, prairie dogs, other animals and road kill. If you would like to help us feed the eagles, you can contribute by clicking the button near each eagle’s description.

Our female bald eagle, only eighteen months old when she arrived at REF in September 2016, is now six years old (Spring 2021). She’s a mature adult, and will likely lose the rest of the gray in her beak, and pale brown in her head, this coming summer. From her arrival weight of 8.75 pounds in 2016, she’s up to about 12.5 pounds with a seven-foot wingspan. Even though she hasn’t grown larger, she’s thriving on her diet of waterfowl, rabbits and fish.  However, fish are still not her favorite food choice!  Her spacious enclosure has allowed her to muscle up and gain weight with plenty of exercise and fresh air, and she has nearly mastered her role as an ambassador for all wild eagles.

   Goal: $7,500

We Made it With Some to Spare–THANK YOU!!
Thanks to the generosity and support of our sponsors for funding our eagle acquisition. Learn how you can continue to help
  this orphaned bald eagle. Just visit our Facebook site on the right for the full story on this eagle.
To support her ongoing care, you may use this link.

Sponsors Names: Developing…we are requesting permission from all donors before full names are published. This list will expand as donors respond.  Thanks to everyone for their generosity! We are receiving donations from all over the U.S.A. Bald eagles resonate with everyone!

Anonymous (45) — Corinne & Yuri Ablin, Becca Akens, Susan Anstine, Hidden Village Property Association, Kim Baker, Karin Berglund, Karen Blackwood, Robert Booth, Cheri Bossio,  Chris Canipe, David Carr, Sarah Chilton, Michael Dalke, Gary Dodd, Anita Dove,  Lana Farrington, Susan Frank, Dorothy Gibson, William Hay, Kim Herron, Kay Jacobs, Pamela Jarvis, Kathleen Johnson,  Joan Kaufman, Amelia Keeth, Michael Leede, Lori Mahoney, Robert Martinez, John Martyny, Josette Mastra, Karen & Ken Metz, The McAllister Family,  Judith M. Miller, Sharon Minzer, Mary Monnet, David Mintz, Ann Harwood-Nuss, Juleigh Perona, Della Plume, Kathy Prinster,  Dusty Pruitt, Jim Reisert, Beverly & Scott Rice, Terrie Sajbel, Marilyn Stevens,  Kelly Tannenbaum, Skye Taylor, Susan Tumay, Karen & Tom Vaughn, Jill Williams, Millie & Richard Young

If you have contributed and wish to see your name on this list of donors, please send us an  e-mail note with your permission.

Eagle Adoption Options


Bald Eagle:Haliaeetus leucocephalus 
 Date of Birth: 1990, Sex: male Weight: Avg. 9 lbs.,
This bird was found shot somewhere outside Kalispell, Montana.
He arrived in Aurora via private jet in July 1993.
His right wing is missing from the wrist joint out.
Help feed him for one month or more.
photo by Marilyn Stevens
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Golden Eagle: Aquila chrysaetos
Date of Birth: 2000 Sex: male Weight: averages 7.5 lbs., Wingspan: 5.5 ft.
This young golden eagle was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 90
near Livingston, Montana. The impact dislocated the right shoulder,
and despite all efforts to repair the damage, the wing cannot be
used well enough to allow the bird to survive on his own.
Help feed him for one month or more.
photo by Marilyn Stevens
Golden Eagle Feeding Options
 WordPressFemale Golden
 Golden Eagle: Aquila chrysaetos
Date of Birth: 1981-2021, Sex: female Weight: averages 11 lb Wingspan 6 ft.
After 40 years, our beautiful golden eagle passed away. To learn more about this eagle that touched millions of lives, just click.
Photo by Perry Conway

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