The California Condor is the largest North American land bird and inhabits northern Arizona and southern Utah, coastal mountains of central and southern California, and northern Baja California. The condor is a scavenger and eats large amounts of carrion. It is one of the world's longest-living birds, with a lifespan of up to 60 years.

Birds of Prey: The California Condor

California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus)

California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) and (reintroduced) at Lees Ferry Bridge, Arizona

Feds’ Decision to Allow Wind Farm to Kill...

Fewer than 250 individuals remain in the wild. rhamphotheca: Feds’ Decision to Allow Wind Farm to Kill California Condor Threatens Recovery Effort, Says Leading Bird Group.

Wildlife Birds - California Condor (Калифорнийский кондор), Cathartidae - Gymnogyps californianus, Grand Canyon NP, Arizona

California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus), Grand Canyon NP, Arizona www.

WE STILL NEED TO SAVE THE CALIFORNIA CONDOR : No one hunts the California Condor, one of the largest flying birds in the world. But the endangered bird has a problem only hunters can solve.

No one hunts the California Condor, one of the largest flying birds in the world. But the endangered bird has a problem only hunters can solve.

California condor at San Diego Zoo, USA

The largest North American land bird, the California condor, became extinct in the wild in 1987 when the remaining 22 individuals were captured for

El aura gallipavo, buitre americano cabecirrojo o urubú de cabeza roja (Cathartes aura) Los huevos son de color crema, manchados de castaño o lavanda alrededor de su extremo más grande. Los padres comparten la incubación que dura entre 30 y 40 días. Los polluelos son altriciales; es decir, nacen ciegos, desnudos e indefensos. Durante unas 10 u 11 semanas, cuidan de los polluelos y les dan de comer regurgitando.

Keep Calm and Carrion: 8 Amazing Vultures

The California Condor sitting pose. This is one of America's top 10 endangered species :(. Wing Span - 3 meters, Life Expectancy - about 50 yrs, prefers Carrion (typical Scavenger)

California Condor is the largest flying bird in North America. Their wing may stretch nearly 10 ft. from tip to tip. When in flight these huge birds glide on air currents to soar as high as a dizzying 15,000 ft. California Condors were sacred birds to the Native America who lived in the open spaces of western America. Today they are best known as the subjects of a famous captive breeding program that may save them from extinction.

California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) Population: Status: Critically Endangered Species Trend: Increasing due to captive breeding programs

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The California Condor is one of the world's rarest bird species: as of May population counts put the number of known condors at including 226 living in the wild and 179 in captivity.

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