Condor Watch Talk

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  • T-M by T-M

    So many condors at one spot. I thought they where rare?

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  • wreness by wreness moderator

    They are- about 200 fly free - this is a remarkable photo! The hope is that they will feed at the sites & avoid lead poisioning

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  • T-M by T-M

    So these are about 10 % of all condors? Wow.

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  • Aegypius by Aegypius

    I worked myself through this crowd and got 33 condors!

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  • vjbakker by vjbakker scientist

    Yes, remarkable gathering. Only about 150 in CA currently for both Ctrl and SoCal combined. This is SoCal, where in 2011 there were...

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  • vjbakker by vjbakker scientist

    only ~50, so this is 2/3 of southern flock. Ultimate hope is they will feed across the landscape and all carcasses will be lead free!

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  • wreness by wreness moderator

    I blew the pic up, circled each bird/bird part/bird-ish areas and put them with their respective owners as best I could and came up with 31.

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