Birdorable #100: California Condor

Today we've added the one hundredth bird species to Birdorable.com: The California Condor. This is the answer to Spot the Birdorable 9. For all 100 species see Meet the Birds. The California Condor, a type of vulture, has the largest wingspan of any bird found in North America. The bird today is considered critically endangered. In 1987 the last wild California Condor was captured to become part of one of the most expensive conservation projects ever. At that time there were only 22 individuals! In early 2008 this number had increased to over 300 birds, with over 150 in two wild populations. Birdorable supports the California Condor 30% of the retail price for all sales of the Save the California Condor and Return of the California Condor designs will be donated to The Ventana Wildlife Society. These include the following Save the California Condor and Return of the California Condor designs:

To see all four designs see the California Condor page. Here's a photo of a Birdorable Condor perched on a branch overlooking the Grand Canyon:

Birdorable California Condor

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