California Condor That Helped Save Species Returned To The WildA California condor named AC-4 soared out of his open pen this week at a canyon rim inside the Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge, in central California's Kern County, the bird's first free flight since 1985.
Rare California Condor Poisoned By Lead Recovering At Oakland ZooA rare California condor is recovering nicely at the Oakland zoo after being brought in with alarmingly high levels of lead.
California Condor Makes Rare NorCal Appearance Near PescaderoA California condor that was released into the wild last year has been spotted in a part of Northern California where the endangered species hasn't been seen in more than a century.
First Bird Admitted To Oakland Zoo’s New Condor Recovery Center For the first time ever a California condor is being cared for at a new Oakland Zoo recovery center. The facility makes it possible for Northern California to take part in saving this endangered species.
Release Of California Condors Into Wild At Big Sur To Be WebcastA live-streaming camera will broadcast the release of four endangered California condors into the Big Sur wilderness.
Oakland Zoo Partners With Wildlife Group On Interactive Condor CameraA solar-powered "condor cam" in the hills of Big Sur, on the Central California coast, allows the public to view North America's largest birds in the wild from the comfort of home.
Big Sur Condors Hurt By Banned Pesticide DDTCondors were reintroduced to the rugged coast of Big Sur in 1997. Now, researchers say the banned pesticide DDT has harmed the birds' ability to reproduce in the wild.
Pinnacles National Monument Officially Becomes National ParkPresident Barack Obama signed legislation Thursday making Pinnacles National Monument near Soledad the 59th national park in the U.S.