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 California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus)




California Condor | Gymnogyps californianus photo
California Condor at the Condor Ridge exhibit of the San Diego Wild Animal Park.

Photograph by Chuck Szmurlo. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

California Condor | Gymnogyps californianus photo
Young California condor ready for flight

Photograph by Scott Frier, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

CALIFORNIA CONDOR FACTS

Conservation Status
The conservation status in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals is "critically endangered".

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Cathartidae
Genus:Gymnogyps
Species:californianus
Common Name:California Condor