About Us

Helicopter Wildlife Capture Services is a certified Part 133 and 135 helicopter company and is owned and operated by Mike Ross. It is a unique company offering specialized services for wildlife conservation. With many years of experience in helicopter wildlife capture, spanning two continents, several countries, and a huge variety of species, Helicopter Wildlife Services is unrivaled.

When it comes to working towards wildlife conservation, we understand wildlife like very few people do. We understand that thorough planning, knowledgeable and compassionate staff, experienced and safe pilots, and a keen understanding of how stress affects wildlife are all CRITICAL components to a successful capture.

Helicopter Wildlife Services considers a productive and successful capture, one in which all personal remain safe and uninjured, where animals are caught in the shortest possible time, with the least amount of stress.

We have bases both in the United States and South Africa where we are able to service North and Central America as well as most of Southern Africa. Our specialized services are offered to state and federal agencies as well as private companies and organizations.

We contract out our services to meet your specific needs and goals, whether it be a pilot and helicopter only or a full capture team. Our capture personnel are trained and experienced in all services we offer. We have a high standard of safety and utmost consideration for the welfare of the animals that we capture and handle.

We pride ourselves in being an honest, ethical and reliable wildlife capture company, and are willing to propose creative and competitive solutions for our customers’ needs.