Untagged Condors

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Condors that hatch in captivity are always given a wing tag before they are released. Biologists try to tag most wild chicks in the nest before they can fly, but some nests are too inaccessible. This means that some young condors are in the wild with no wing tags until biologists are able to trap them, which can be over a year after they leave the nest.

1006 (No Current Photo Available)

Hatched: Estimated 4/15/2019 from a wild nest outside of Pinnacles
Sex: Unknown
Parents: Condor 330 and Ventana Wildlife Society condor 375
Fun Fact: Biologists were completely surprised to see 1006 flying with its parents in the fall of 2019; they didn't think that 330 and 375 were nesting that year. This is the pair's third offspring that they have raised in secret outside of the park!


1021 (No Current Photo Available)

Hatched: 3/27/2020 in a wild nest outside Pinnacles
Sex: Unknown
Parents: Condors 564 and 317
Fun Fact: The first nest attempt for new dad 564, but the fourth nest attempt for more experienced 317

Condor 1027 in the nest at 45 days old.
Condor 1027 in the nest at 45 days old.

NPS / Gavin Emmons


Hatched: 4/19/2020 from a wild nest inside Pinnacles
Sex: Female
Parents: Condor 340 and VWS condor 236
Fun Fact: She is the third offspring of 340 and 236, and was raised in the same nest where her older siblings 828 and 912 were raised!

1034 (No Current Photo Available)
Hatched: 4/28/2020 in a wild nest outside Pinnacles

Sex: Unknown
Parents: Condor 606 and VWS condor 747
Fun Fact: Is the first offspring for new pair 606 and 747

Last updated: September 14, 2020

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