Three new hatchlings have joined the flock
But lead poisoning caused seven of this year’s nine condor deaths to date and is considered a top threat to the long endangered species.
At least three eggs have been laid since mid-February.
Pinnacles National Park and Ventana Wildlife Society say it’s ‘the single biggest loss of condors from a wildfire since releases began in California in 1992.’
As a long-time San Benito County resident, Woods was adamant about preserving and protecting the natural heritage of her home.
The annual measures are put in place to protect nesting raptors. Restrictions for climbing in Pinnacles National Park begin Jan. 16.
Two young condors, a male and a female, join others at Pinnacles National Park. A group of condors is collectively known as a "condo" or a "scarcity" of condors, according to WhatBird.com.
Invitation goes out for a Pinnacles Gateway Partners box dinner meeting at Paicines Ranch. It is an opportunity to learn about the Condor Recovery Program and enjoy a guided tour of Paicines Ranch.
Condor Fundraising Birding Hikes
Students will have job shadowing opportunities through conservation program
Over one hundred years ago the Pinnacles was protected from resource developers
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King Condors with Ranger Matt
Seven California condors are nesting at Pinnacles National Park