Nielsen begins his tale with his own childhood sighting of a condor
in the 1960s as the suburban sprawl of Los Angeles headed northward into the chaparral-covered hills at the edge of Ventura County.
WMZ zoological director Nick Jackson said: "By investing directly in condor
conservation in their native habitat as well as in our breeding project in Colwyn Bay we can help sustain these magnificent birds into the long-term future.
The Andean Condor
SSP has provided over 70 condors
for release into the wild in Colombia and a few in Venezuela over the past 15 years.
We know through testing on captive condors
that maternal immunity is transferred to the chicks," notes project leader for the recovery program Marc Weitzel of the FWS Hopper Mountain Complex outside Ventura, Calif.
I've been working with condors
since 1980," says Wallace, a wildlife specialist at the San Diego Zoo and leader of the California condor
recovery team since 1992.
Twelve California condors
, which had been living at condor
recovery sites in Idaho, California and Arizona, arrived in late November at the Condor
Creek Conservation Facility, a special breeding facility being run by the Oregon Zoo in a rural area of northern Clackamas County.
filed a closure plan for advanced exploration and production in February.
said that the resolution allows the company to advance the concession on terms acceptable to the company.
has settled on instantaneous pricing agreements for the sale of its iron ore from the Marianas iron tailings project in Chile.
With only 23 birds remaining in the world, the California condor
was on the verge of extinction.
The refuge is near the Fillmore-area Sespe Condor
Sanctuary, home to about 28 condors