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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 547 in flight
Condor 547 in flight.

Tim Huntington -


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!

An adult condor flies over the ocean.
Condor 550 in flight.

Tim Huntington -


Hatched: 3/24/2010 in Pinnacles National Park
Sex: Female
Released in Pinnacles: 2011
Mate: VWS condor 652

Offspring: VWS condors 1030 and 1095

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

An adult condor in flight, taken from above.
Condor 589 in flight.

Tim Huntington -


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 (deceased 2020), 996, and 1078
Fun Fact: Spends most of his time in Pinnacles, and can frequently be seen getting affectionate with his mate 569

Last updated: July 19, 2021

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