Utah Bird Profile
California Condor - Gymnogyps californianus

Name Roots: (Gr. Gymnos, "naked"; gyps, "vulture" - of California)

In Utah:

Sightings in Utah

characteristic behaviors:

By Larry Tripp

Other Photos - ID / Song

How to find: A program to introduce the California Condor into the Vermilion Cliffs area just south of the Utah border has achieved good success. See the photo of the cages where the young condors are introduced into the wild.

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California Condors in the Vermilion Cliffs
(January 2005)  by Milt Moody   İMilton G. Moody

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