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Patrick T. Redig
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Patrick T. Redig

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Dr. Patrick Redig is a professor at the University of Minnesota and honorary director and founder of the world-renowned Raptor Center. Dr. Redig has been responsible for many advances in avian orthopedic surgery and raptor medicine.

Director, The Raptor Center
1920 Fitch Ave.  
Saint Paul,  MN  55108-6108  United States
Phone: (612) 624-4969 Fax: (612) 624-2740
Email: redig001@umn.edu


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   Publications

Jindal, N., Y. Chander, A. Primus, P. Redig, and S. Goyal. 2010. Isolation and molecular characteristics of Newcastle disease viruses from raptors. Avian Pathology 39:441-445.

Hall, J.S., H.S. Ip, J.C. Franson, C. Meteyer, S. Nashold, J.L. TeSlaa, J. French, P. Redig, and C. Brand. 2009. Experimental infection of a North American raptor, American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1). PLoS Biology 4:e7555.       pdf

Redig, P.T., D.R. Smith, and L. Cruz-Martinez. 2009. (Abstract) Potential sources of lead exposure for Bald Eagles: a retrospective study. Pp. 208-209 in R.T. Watson, M. Fuller, M. Pokras, and G. Hunt (eds.), Ingestion of lead from spent ammunition: implications for wildlife and humans. The Peregrine Fund, Boise, ID.       pdf

Willete, M., J. Ponder, L. Cruz-Martinez, L. Arent, I.B. Padilla, O. Nicolas de Francisco, and P. Redig. 2009. Management of select bacterial and parasitic conditions of raptors. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 12:491-517.

Pauli, A.M., L.A. Cruz-Martinez, J.B. Ponder, P.T. Redig, A.L. Glaser, G. Klauss, J.V. Schoster, and A. Wunschmann. 2007. Ophthalmologic and oculopathologic findings in Red-tailed Hawks and Cooper's Hawks with naturally acquired West Nile virus infection. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 231:1240-1248

Redig, P.T., L. Arent, H. Lopes, and L. Cruz. 2007. Rehabilitation. Pp. 411-422 in D.M. Bird and K.L. Bildstein (eds.), Raptor research and management techniques. Hancock House, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

Dean, J., K.S. Latimer, J.L. Oaks, M. Schrenzel, P.T. Redig, and A. Wunschmann. 2006. Falcon adenovirus infection in breeding Taita Falcons (Falco fasciinucha). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 18:282-286.       pdf

Redig, P.T.. 2005. The avian ceca: obligate consumption chambers or facultative afterburners? -- The conditioning influence of dit. Journal of Experimental Zoology 252:66-69.

Tavernier, P., M. Saggese, A. van Wettere, and P. Redig. 2005. Malaria in an Eastern Screech Owl (Otus asio). Avian Diseases 49:433-435.

Van Wettere, A.M., A. WŁnschmann, J.S. Latimer, and P.T. Redig. 2005. Adenovirus infection in Taita Falcons (Falco fasciinucha) and hybrid falcons (Falco rusticolus x Falco peregrinus). Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 19:280-285.

WŁnschmann, A., J. Shivers, and P. Redig. 2005. Pathologic and immunohistochemical findings in Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) and Great Horned Owls (Bubo virginianus) naturally infected with West Nile virus. Avian Diseases 49:52-259.

Wittere, A.J., and P.T. Redig. 2004. Arthrodesis as a treatment for metacarpophalangeal joint luxation in 2 raptors. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 18:23-29.

WŁnschmann, A., J. Shivers, L. Carroll, S. Fuller, M. Saggese, A. van Wettere, and P. Redig. 2004. Pathologic findings in Red-tailed Hawks (Buteo jamaicensis) and Cooper's Hawks (Accipiter cooperii) naturally infected with West Nile Virus. Avian Diseases 48:570-580.

Poffers, J., J.T. Lumeij, and P.T. Redig. 2002. Investigations into the uricolytic properties of urate oxidase in a granivorous (Columba livia domestica) and in a carnivorous (Buteo jamaicensis) avian species. Avian Pathology 31:573-579.

Poffers, J., J.T. Lumeij, and P.T. Redig. 2002. Further studies on the use of allopurinol to reduce plasma uric acid concentrations in the Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) hyperuricaemic model. Avian Pathology 31:567-572.

Redig, P.T. 2002. (Abstract) Medical aspects of Harpy Eagles (Harpia harpyja) and other raptors in captivity. Pp. 26, 85 in Program of Neotropical Raptor Conference and Harpy Eagle Symposium. Fondo Peregrino - PanamŠ, PanamŠ City, PanamŠ.

Jones, R., and P.T. Redig. 2001. Autogenous callus for repair of a humeral cortical defect in a Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis). Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 15:302-309.

Tordoff, H.B., M.S. Martell, P.T. Redig, and M.J. Solensky. 2001. Midwest Peregrine Falcon restoration, 2000 report. Bell Museum of Natural History and The Raptor Center, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.       pdf

Tordoff, H.B., and P.T. Redig. 2001. Role of genetic background in the success of reintroduced Peregrine Falcons. Conservation Biology 15:528-532.

Lumeij, J.T., J.D. Remple, P.T. Redig, M. Lierz, and J.E. Cooper (eds.). 2000. (Book) Raptor biomedicine II. Zoological Education Network, Lake Worth, FL.

Martell, M.S., J.L. McNicoll, and P.T. Redig. 2000. Probable effect of delisting of the Peregrine Falcon on availability of urban nest sites. Journal of Raptor Research 34:126-132.

Tordoff, H.B., J.S. Castrale, M.S. Martell, and P.T. Redig. 2000. Brood size and survival to breeding in midwestern Peregrine Falcons. Journal of Field Ornithology 71:691-693.

Tordoff, H.B., M.S. Martell, P.T. Redig, and M.J. Solensky. 2000. Midwest Peregrine Falcon restoration, 2000 report. Midwest Peregrine Project, St. Paul, MN. 29 pp.

Stone, E.G., M.M. Walser, P.T. Redig, B. Rings, and D.J. Howard. 1999. Synovial chondromatosis in raptors. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 35:137-140.

Lumeij, J.T., E.P.M. Sprang, and P.T. Redig. 1998. Further studies on allopurinol induced hyperuricaemia and visceral gout in Red-tailed Hawks (Buteo jamaicensis). Avian Pathology 27:390-393.

Tordoff, H.B., and P.T. Redig. 1999. Close inbreeding in Peregrine Falcons in midwestern United States. Journal of Raptor Research 33:326-328.       pdf

Tordoff, H.B., M.S. Martell, and P.T. Redig. 1998. Effect of fledge site on choice of nest site by Midwestern Peregrine Falcons. Loon 70:127-129.

Tordoff, H.B., and P.T. Redig. 1998. Apparent siblicide in Peregrine Falcons. Journal of Raptor Research 32:184.       pdf

Ackermann, J., and P. Redig. 1997. Surgical repair of elbow luxation in raptors. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 11:247-254.

Kramer, J.L., and P.T. Redig. 1997. Sixteen years of lead poisoning in eagles, 1980-95: an epizootiologic view. Journal of Raptor Research 31:327-332.

Martell, M.S., J.B. Nibe, and P.T. Redig. 1997. Using the area occupied method to survey for Burrowing Owls in South Dakota. Pp. 24-27 in J.L. Lincer and K. Steenhof (eds.), The Burrowing Owl: its biology and management, including the proceedings of the First International Burrowing Owl Symposium. Raptor Research Reports no. 9.

Schoemaker, N.J., and P.T. Redig. 1997. Visceral gout in two Red-tailed Hawks Buteo jamaicensis. Veterinary Quarterly 19:S61-S62.

Sweeney, S.J., P.T. Redig, and H.B. Tordoff. 1997. Morbidity, survival and productivity of rehabilitated Peregrine Falcons in the upper midwestern U.S. Journal of Raptor Research 31:347-352.       pdf

Tordoff, H.B., and P.T. Redig. 1997. Midwest Peregrine Falcon demography, 1982-1995. Journal of Raptor Research 31:339-346.       pdf

Cade, T.J., A.M. Martell, P. Redig, G. Septon, and H. Tordoff. 1996. Peregrine Falcons in urban North America. Pp. 3-13 in D. Bird, D. Varland, and J.J. Negro (eds.), Raptors in human landscapes: adaptations to built and cultivated environments. Academic Press, London.

Aguilar, R.F., V.E. Smith, P. Ogburn, and P.T. Redig. 1995. Arrhythmias associated with Isoflurane anesthesia in Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 26:508-516.

Martell, M.S., H.B. Tordoff, and P.T. Redig. 1994. The introduction of three native raptors into the midwestern United States. Pp. 465-469 in B.-U. Meyburg and R.D. Chancellor (eds.), Raptor conservation today. World Working Group on Birds of Prey, Berlin, and Pica Press, London.

Aguilar, R.F., G.R. Johnston, C.J. Callfos, T. Robinson, and P.T. Redig. 1993. Osseous venous and central circulatory transit times of technetium-99m-pertechnetate in anesthetized raptors following intraosseous administration. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 24:488-497.

Aguilar, R.F., J. Stiles, S.I. Bistner, and P.T. Redig. 1993. Surgical synechiotomy in an adult Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 24:63-67.

Burtnick, N.L., and L.A. Degernes. 1993. Electrocardiography on fifty-nine anesthetized convalescing raptors. Pp. 111-121 in P.T. Redig, J.E. Cooper, J.D. Remple, and D.B. Hunter (eds.), Raptor biomedicine. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN.

Kreeger, T.J., L.A. Degernes, J.S. Kreeger, and P.T. Redig. 1993. Immobilization of raptors with tiletamine and zolazepam (Telazol). Pp. 141-144 in P.T. Redig, J.E. Cooper, J.D. Remple, and D.B. Hunter (eds.), Raptor biomedicine. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Redig, P.T. 1993. Medical management of birds of prey: a collection of notes on selected topics. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN.

Redig, P.T., B. Talbot, and T. Guarnera. 1993. Avian malaria. Pp. 173-181 in Proceedings Annual Conference Association of Avian Veterinarians.

Tordoff, H.B., S.M. Moen, P.T. Redig, J.L. Longmire, and D. Foster. 1993. Peregrine paternity case. Loon 65:107-110.

Aguilar, R.F., D.P. Shaw, J.P. Dubey, and P. Redig. 1991. Sarcocystis-associated encephalitis in an immature Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis atricapillus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 22:466-469.

Lawler, E.M., G.E. Duke, and P.T. Redig. 1991. Effect of sublethal lead exposure on gastric motility of Red-tailed Hawks. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 21:78-83.

Martell, M., P. Redig, J. Nibe, and G. Buhl. 1991. Survival and movements of released rehabilitated Bald Eagles. Journal of Raptor Research 25:72-76.

Redig, P.T., E.M. Lawler, S. Schwartz, J.L. Dunnette, B. Stephenson, and G.E. Duke. 1991. Effects of chronic exposure to sublethal concentrations of lead acetate on heme synthesis and immune function in Red-tailed Hawks. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 21:72-77.

Redig, P.T., and H. B. Tordoff. 1991. Peregrine Falcon restoration in the Midwest and Upper Great Lakes. Pp. 243-251 in B. Giron Pendleton, D.L. Krahe, M.N. LeFranc, Jr., K. Titus, J.C. Bednarz, D.E. Andersen, and B.A. Millsap (eds.), Proceedings of the Midwest Raptor Management Symposium and Workshop, 27 February - 1 March 1989, Chicago, Illinois. National Wildlife Federation, Washington, D.C.

Redig, P.T., and H.B. Tordoff. 1991. 1991 Peregrine Falcon nesting summary - Midwest United States. Loon 63:191-193.

Redig, P.T., J. White, J. Scott, J. Dunnette, P. Lind, and B. Talbot. 1990. A medical assessment of Bald Eagles from Prince William Sound in the wake of the Exxon lube job. Pp. 171-174 in Proceedings Annual Conference Association of Avian Veterinarians.

Cade, T.J., P.T. Redig, and H.B. Tordoff. 1989. Peregrine Falcon restoration: expectation vs. reality. Loon 61:160-162.

Degernes, L.A., T.J. Kreeger, R. Mandsager, and P.T. Redig. 1988. Ketamine xylazine anesthesia in Red-tailed Hawks with antagonism by yohimbine. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 24:322-326.       pdf

Redig, P.T., and H.B. Tordoff. 1988. Peregrine Falcon reintroduction in the Upper Mississippi Valley and western Great Lakes region. Pp. 559-564 in T.J. Cade, J.H. Enderson, C.G. Thelander, and C.M. White (eds.), Peregrine Falcon populations: their management and recovery. The Peregrine Falcon, Boise, ID.

Tordoff, H.B., and P.T. Redig. 1988. Dispersal, nest site selection, and age of first breeding in Peregrine Falcons released in the Upper Midwest, 1982 1988. Loon 60:148-151.

Redig, P.T., L. Degernes, M. Martell, and J. Dunnette. 1987. The diagnosis and treatment of lead poisoning in Bald Eagles and Trumpeter Swans. Pp. 401-402 in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Zoological and Avian Medicine. Association of Avian Veterinarians.

Redig, P.T. 1987. Treatment of bumblefoot and the management of aspergillosis and various other problems commonly seen in raptors. Pp. 309-321 in Proceedings of the National Conference on Zoological and Avian Medicine.

Garcelon, D.K., M.S. Martell, P.T. Redig, and L.C. Buoen. 1985. Morphometric, karyotypic and laproscopic techniques for determining sex in Bald Eagles. Journal of Wildlife Management 49:595-599.

Redig, P.T., and G.E. Duke. 1985. Comparative pharmacokinetics of antifungal drugs in domestic turkeys, Red-tailed Hawks, Broad-winged Hawks, and Great Horned Owls. Avian Diseases 29:649-661.

Lawler, E.M., and P.T. Redig. 1984. The antibody responses to sheep red blood cells of the Red-tailed Hawk and Great Horned Owl. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 8:733-738.

Redig, P.T., J.L. Dunnette, and V. Sivanandan. 1984. Use of whole blood lymphocyte stimulation test for immunocompetency studies in Bald Eagles, Red-tailed Hawks, and Great Horned Owls. American Journal of Veterinary Research 45:2342-2346.

Redig, P.T., G.E. Duke, and P. Swanson. 1983. The rehabilitation and release of Bald and Golden Eagles: a review of 245 cases. Pp. 137-147 in D.M. Bird (ed.), Biology and management of Bald Eagles and Ospreys: proceedings of 1st International Symposium on Bald Eagles and Ospreys Montreal, 28-29 October, 1981 Harpell Press, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec.

Redig, P.T., L. Mauro, G.E. Duke, and L.D. Frenzel. 1983. Towards better methods in assessing clinical problems of Bald Eagles. 2. Serum chemistry. Pp. 323-324 in D.M. Bird (ed.), Biology and management of Bald Eagles and Ospreys. Proceedings of 1st International Symposium on Bald Eagles and Ospreys. Harpell Press, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec.

Redig, P., G. Harper, P. Nye, and W. Guthrie. 1982. Present and future difficulties in managing eagles and eagle habitat. Pp. 75-77 in T.N. Ingram (ed.), Bald Eagle management. Eagle Valley Environmentalists, Apple River, IL.

Duke, G.E., P.T. Redig, and W. Jones. 1981. Recoveries and resightings of released rehabilitated raptors. Raptor Research 15:97-107.

Redig, P.T. 1981. Aspergillosis in raptors. Pp. 117-122 in J.E. Cooper and A.G. Greenwood (eds.), Recent advances in the study of raptor diseases: proceedings of the International Symposium on Diseases of Birds of Prey. Chiron Publications, Keighley, West Yorkshire, England.

Cooper, J.E., P.T. Redig, and W. Burnham. 1980. Bacterial isolates from the pharynx and cloaca of the Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) and Gyrfalcon (F. rusticolus) (Bacteria from falcons). Raptor Research 14:6-9.

Redig, P.T., M.R. Fuller, and D.L. Evans. 1980. Prevalence of Aspergillus fumigatus in free-living goshawks (Accipiter gentilis atricapillus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 16:169-174.       pdf

Redig, P.T., C.M. Stowe, and T.D. Arent. 1980. Lead toxicosis in raptors. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 177:941-943.

Griffin, C.R., and P.T. Redig. 1978. Successful rehabilitation and reintroduction of Bald Eagles. Wildlife Society Bulletin 6:44-45.

Redig, P. 1978. Raptor rehabilitation: diagnosis, prognosis, and moral issues. Pp. 29-41 in T.A. Geer (ed.), Bird of prey management techniques. British Falconers Club, Oxford, UK.

Duke, G.E., O.A. Evanson, and P.T. Redig. 1976. A cephalic influence on gastric motility upon seeing food in domestic turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo), Great-horned Owls (Bubo virginianus) and Red-tailed Hawks (Buteo jamaicensis). Poultry Science 55:2155-2165.

Redig, P.T.. and G.E. Duke. 1976. Intravenously administered ketamine HCl and diazepam for anesthesia of raptors. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 169:186-188.

Redig, P. 1975. The rehabilitation of raptors. Minnesota Volunteer 38:44-48.

Fuller, M.R., P.T. Redig, and G.E. Duke. 1974. Raptor rehabilitation and conservation in Minnesota. Loon 45:50-55.

Fuller, M.R., and P.T. Redig. 1974. Raptor rehabilitation and conservation in Minnesota. Raptor Research 8:11-19.

Duke, G., and P. Redig. 1973. Raptor rehabilitation program. Pp. 44-47 in C.R. Madsen (ed.), Notes on a Bald Eagle nest survey workshop. U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 3, Twin Cities, MN.



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