Condors with Older Tags

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From 2003-2017, Pinnacles only used black or white wing tags for condors. Biologists would put a series of dots or lines underneath of the number to help identify individual birds. Eventually, it made more sense to switch to a color-coded numbering system. Since 2017, every Pinnacles condor has been retrapped and given a new colored tag- except for our most stealthy and secretive bird, condor 330.
Condor 330 in flight
Condor 330 in flight.

Mark O'Brien


Hatched: 4/19/04 at the San Diego Wild Animal Park
Sex: Male
Released in Pinnacles: 2005
Previous Mate: Ventana Wildlife Society condor 375 (deceased 2020)
Offspring: condors 800, 877 (deceased 2021) and 1006
Fun Fact: Has only been caught once in nearly ten years- notorious for being one of the most secretive condors in central California

Last updated: February 3, 2021

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