Now if you'll excuse me, I have some California condor
eggs that need scrambling for breakfast.
In fact, two of the three lone California condor
eggs laid in the wild since 1984 were found in the Fox Mountain roadless area of Los Padres, which is now being considered for drilling.
The seven Andean condors released in California in 1988, plus another five freed in Colombia last year, are part of an unusual experiment designed to help wildlife biologists in the United States develop techniques for restoring the rare California condor
to the wild.
Building on last year's Land Use and Conservation Agreement, this Plan will provide greater certainty to our efforts to protect and advance the recovery of 27 different plant and animal species, including the California condor
These results demonstrate that the leading causes of death at all California condor
release sites are anthropogenic.
A cliff-dwelling California condor
chick in Ventura County, Calif.
Animal fans will relish two titles by Edana Eckart: California Condor
(0516242962) and Ocelot (05-16242970).
In the California Condor
Recovery Program, curators have tricked Mother Nature into doubling that production by immediately stealing the first egg laid by each nesting pair.
This is another piece of just fabulous habitat where we expect the birds to thrive," said Bruce Palmer, California condor
recovery coordinator for the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
Yet even some of these animals, like the California condor
, are successes in waiting.
Fish & Wildlife Service and Audubon California to further protect the California Condor
by announcing it would discontinue the use of lead hunting ammunition on Tejon Ranch, the 270,000-acre privately-owned ranch in California's Tehachapi Mountains that is home to the state's largest private hunting program.
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