The Condor Cam is Live!


Meet our newest addition: #93, a 5-month old California Condor nestling in a cliffside cavity. Watch Cam

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August 27, 2015

Male Parent Visits and Feeds Nestling

The Condor nestling has been well fed this week. Parent visits have been observed on 8/21, 8/26 and 8/27. Here is a clip from the male parent #509 as he joins the nestling in the afternoon of August 27th. Condors are scavengers that eat carrion of land and marine mammals such as deer, cattle, pigs, rabbits, sea lions, and whales. Young are fed by regurgitation. The male parent spent about 10 minutes with the nestling on this visit.  

August 26, 2015

Condor Cam Goes Live to the Public!

We're excited to announce our newest cam, streaming live from a CALIFORNIA CONDOR nest! Tucked into a cliffside cavity, a 4-month old condor nestling is pondering the world. We couldn't have done it without the folks over at The Condor Cave, including the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Santa Barbara Zoo, and the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology (WFVZ) (Camarillo Bird Museum). 

August 26, 2015

Casper and Dottie Maintain Bond

After raising a brood, our Texas Barn Owl pair continue to indulge in affectionate bonding behaviors including grooming and preening.