Condors with Black Tags

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Condors with black wing tags are "500" birds. This means that if you see a black tag with a 50 on it, that's condor 550.
 
Condor 543 in flight
Condor 543 in flight.

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543

Hatched: 5/29/2009 at the World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho
Sex: Female
Released in Pinnacles: 2010
Mate: Ventana Wildlife Society (VWS) condor 559
Offspring: VWS condor 901
Fun Fact: Surprised biologists with a fully fledged son in December 2017 (condor 901)

 
Condor 547 in flight
Condor 547 in flight.

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547

Hatched: 6/5/2009 at the World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho
Sex: Female
Released in Pinnacles: 2010
Mate: VWS condor 477
Offspring: VWS condor 936
Fun Fact: Raised condor 936 with her mate, 477, in 2018. However, blood testing showed that 477 wasn't the real father- instead it was VWS condor 209, who has become notorious for "flirting" with taken females!

 
Condor 550 on the ground
Condor 550 perched on the ground.

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550

Hatched: 3/24/2010 in Pinnacles National Park
Sex: Female
Released in Pinnacles: 2011
Fun Fact: Hatched in a nest in Pinnacles to foster parents condor 317 and VWS condor 318 (deceased 2012); she had to be evacuated from the nest due to lead poisoning, and was later released from captivity after treatment

 
Condor 564 in flight
Condor 564 in flight.

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564

Hatched: 4/17/10 at the World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho
Sex: Male
Released in Pinnacles: 2011
Fun Fact: One of the most exploratory condors in the flock; flew north of San Jose, down into southern California, up the Sierras next to Mt. Whitney, and back to central CA within a month's time

 
Condor 589 perched on a rock.
Condor 589 perched on a rock.

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589

Hatched: 6/13/10 at the World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho
Sex: Male
Released in Pinnacles: 2011
Mate: VWS condor 569
Offspring: condors 878 and 996
Fun Fact: Spends most of his time in Pinnacles, and can frequently be seen getting affectionate with his mate 569

Last updated: November 1, 2019

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