Tag: California condor

March 18, 2019

San Joaquin Valley Chapter hosts California condor field trip

This article originally appears in the San Joaquin Valley Chapter of The Wildlife Society’s March 2019 newsletter. Photos from the field trip are also included in the newsletter. The San Joaquin Valley...

September 7, 2016

Health checks for continent’s condors

Twice a year biologists, staff and volunteers at the Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge live-capture California condors, part of a remarkable effort to recover North America’s largest, highest-flying, and most...

August 10, 2016

Polluted sea lions poison condors

Marine mammals are so polluted that they are poisoning endangered condors, according to a new study. California condors (Gymnogyps californianus) that fed on marine mammal carcasses had high blood levels...