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Breeding Season: Eggs Have Been Laid

Posted at 1:17 pm February 27, 2008 by admin

More than a dozen eggs have been laid by wild California condors and condors at the breeding centers. More eggs are expected this season.

Condors Treated for Lead Poisoning

Posted at 2:29 pm January 25, 2008 by admin

Condors with lead poisoning were returned from the Baja California release site to the Harter Veterinary Medical Center at the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park for treatment.

California Condor Nest Monitoring Training

Posted at 9:39 am January 25, 2008 by admin

Option 1: Wednesday, February 6th (6PM)
Option 2: Saturday, February 9th (10AM)
Location: Ventura FWS Office: 2493 Portola Road, Suite A Ventura

The Santa Barbara Zoo, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will be training nest monitors for the 2008 season as part of the California Condor Recovery Program. The 2007 season was the first year of our Nest Guarding Program, and we are proud to report that 100 percent of the chicks fledged! This is an unprecedented accomplishment and we invite you to join us as we undertake our second season of nest guarding. The training will cover topics including:

Mexico City Receives Two Condors from San Diego

Posted at 1:06 pm January 24, 2008 by admin

Two condors were transported to the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City from the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park.