Boot camp may help freed condors survive
- I was a teenage condor. // Yankee;Nov94, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p154
Highlights Veedor, reputedly the only tame, free-flying Andean condor in New England. Age; Weight; Exhibitions; Habits and behavior.
- Condor update. Cohn, Jeffrey P. // American Forests;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 101 Issue 3/4, p37
Reports on the shift in the conservation of California condors from zoo-hatched birds to a natural breeding and rearing in Los Padres National Forest. Capture of condors in the 1980s to prevent extinction; Factors for the change in rearing program.
- Homecoming. Wilkinson, Todd // National Parks;May/Jun96, Vol. 70 Issue 5/6, p40
Reports on the release near the Grand Canyon of nine condors, which were raised through a captive breeding program. Chance of the condors to reestablish themselves in the wild; Myths associated with the birds; Reasons for their decline; Teaching the birds to avoid power lines.
- Flight Of PASSAGE. Gibson, Karen // Boys' Life;Aug2004, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p10
Focuses on the first nestling flight of Condor 305 bird in Arizona in November 2003.
- Under Siege. // People;09/27/99, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p126
Reports that a flock of condors invaded the town of Pine Mountain, California in late 1999.
- Junk food leads condor astray. Holmes, Bob // New Scientist;8/26/95, Vol. 147 Issue 1992, p9
Elaborates on the methods used in the condor recovery program in California to make them averse to humans and their contraptions in the background of death of many condors. Lure of junk food; Aversion therapy practiced on condors for protection against power lines and humans.
- One Condor Hatched in Wild, One Returns. Sawicki, Stephen // Animals;Summer2002, Vol. 135 Issue 3, p2
Reports the hatch of a California condor at the Los Padres National Forest in California, and the release of the last free-flying condor captured for zoo breeding programs in July 2002. Description of the chick; Information on the parents of the chick; Discovery of other condor nests with...
- Condors have their day in Arizona. // National Geographic;Jun97, Vol. 191 Issue 6, p140
Looks at the release of six captive-California condors from Arizona's Vermilion Cliffs north of the Grand Canyon. The number condors that have been hatched in captivity.
- CALIFORNIA CONDORS TAKE FLIGHT. Graham, Chuck // E: The Environmental Magazine;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p10
Reports that there is no condor born in the United States since 1984. Reasons for the near extinction of the California condor; Number of condors in the wild and number of those in captivity; Information on California Condor Recovery Program.