Bird hospital in Hortobágy
The BIRD HOSPITAL FOUNDATION was registered under
no. 1279 on 23.09.1999. in Hortobágy, with
its registered address at Petőfi tér 6.
The Foundation's goal is primarily the
veterinarian treatment of protected birds and their
release to freedom in nature following their recovery.
In addition to natural damages and infections
due to human activities - such as poisoning, damages
on highways, poaching, etc. - many birds suffer
injuries from which they can be saved under the
Since 1991 the veterinarian treatment of birds
has been covered by the bird repatriation station
operated by Hortobágy National Park in the
outskirts of Tiszafüred-Kócsújfalu,
where damaged and ill protected and highly protected
birds arrive from all parts of the country. Under
the current conditions, following the /primarily
operational/ veterinarian care, follow-up care and
full recovery, some 40% of them are return to the
The breeding, interior propagation and storage
of the single birds that had suffered permanent
damage are also carried out at the site.