ABOUT

Welcome to «Holzan»!

«Holzan» is a rehabilitation and monitoring center for birds of prey. Our center was established in 2003. «Holzan» is a home to over 50 species set in 2.5 hectare of forest. During your visit to «Holzan» you will see many species from around the world and can learn about them at our fantastic daily encounters. You can also take part in some exciting activities with the opportunity to hand feed our wolves, roe deer and birds of prey. 

Our goal is to connect people with animals and save them in the wild! 
Information about programs: 

+7 (34374) 6-32-29 

Our mission

  • To rehabilitate injured, ill, or orphaned birds of prey with the aim of releasing them back into their natural habitat. 

  • To educate people of all ages about conservation and rehabilitation of wild birds, through guided tours and ecological school. 

  • To Support local and global conservation programs 

Oleg Svetlitsky 

Founder 

Kirill Potapov

Founder of Wolf centre 

Ruslan Salimov

Ornithologist, 

cand. sc.biology, guide, ethologist 

Artem Tkachenko Guide 

Alena Nikiforova 

Keeper / Animal care administrator.