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.

Tim Huntington

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.

Tim Huntington

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
Fun Fact: Spends most of her time in Big Sur

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

Tim Huntington

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.

Tim Huntington

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.

NPS/Gavin Emmons

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: August 2, 2019

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