Raptor Research Foundation


The Journal of Raptor Research

The Journal of Raptor Research (JRR) is an international scientific journal dedicated entirely the dissemination of information about birds of prey. Established in 1967, JRR has publishes peer-reviewed research on raptor ecology, behavior, life history, conservation, and techniques. JRR is available quarterly to members in electronic and paper format.


Wingspan, published since 1992, was a bi-annual newsletter designed to provide timely information to members of the Raptor Research Foundation. Wingspan complements the content in JRR with conservation news, announcements, RRF business, and other commentary. Wingspan was retired in 2021. Please click here to read previous editions of Wingspan.

Raptor Research and Management Techniques Manual

In 2007, The Raptor Research Foundation published the 2nd edition of the Raptor Research and Management Techniques manual. This edition provides a comprehensive review of current raptor research techniques from study design and field methods to laboratory analyses and legal considerations.

RRF Reports

Browse our catalog of research reports and books.