VOLUME ONE: WINGS 

Volume 1 of Evotis looks at at a wide variety of winged species, from rehabilitated raptors and lead-poisoned scavengers to the genetic diversity of hummingbirds and the disease-spreading role of bats. 


Hatching. Raising. Releasing. 

From the time an egg arrives at the California Raptor Center nursery until a hatched bird is released back into the wild, here’s what the process looks like. 

From the time an egg arrives at the California Raptor Center nursery until a hatched bird is released back into the wild, here’s what the process looks like. 


SARS-Like Virus in Chinese Bats

A newly discovered coronavirus in Chinese horseshoe bats can be transmitted directly from bats to humans. Here's how this breakthrough could help thwart future outbreaks. 

A newly discovered coronavirus in Chinese horseshoe bats can be transmitted directly from bats to humans. Here's how this breakthrough could help thwart future outbreaks. 

A Chicken to Quell African Hunger? 

Infectious diseases cause about 750 million poultry deaths in Africa every year. This study aims to cut that number and enhance food security. 

Infectious diseases cause about 750 million poultry deaths in Africa every year. This study aims to cut that number and enhance food security. 


Caged Birds With a Purpose

“More than 350 sick or injured birds are brought to the California Raptor Center for rehabilitation and treatment each year.”

“More than 350 sick or injured birds are brought to the California Raptor Center for rehabilitation and treatment each year.”


Video: Fruit Bats of Kathmandu

“On these streets you have people walking directly under the bats exposing them to the droppings.”

“On these streets you have people walking directly under the bats exposing them to the droppings.”

Behind California's New Lead Ammo Ban

The lead ammunition ban is new, but the research on scavenging birds that shaped it has been going on for years. 

The lead ammunition ban is new, but the research on scavenging birds that shaped it has been going on for years. 


Timeline: 40 Years of Raptor Rehab

The California Raptor Center has undergone many changes over the years, but a deep passion for wildlife has always been the driving force. This interactive timeline tells the story. 

The California Raptor Center has undergone many changes over the years, but a deep passion for wildlife has always been the driving force. This interactive timeline tells the story. 

6 More of Our Bird Projects

Here’s a look at some of the work being done by UC Davis One Health Institute faculty members. Sticking with the theme, these projects all focus on a variety of birds and bats.

Here’s a look at some of the work being done by UC Davis One Health Institute faculty members. Sticking with the theme, these projects all focus on a variety of birds and bats.


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