Ron Webb

Blogger Profile: Ron Webb

Ron is a senior condor keeper in the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Bird Department. He has worked at the Safari Park since 1996 and started at the California Condor Breeding Facility in 1998. Ron has helped raise over 100 condors, the majority of which have been released to the wild. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego, in 1992, with a bachelor of science in general biology.
One Step Closer To Fledging

One Step Closer To Fledging

As many Condor Cam viewers have experienced, the rearing process for a California condor can be long and slow. It makes sense, though, for a condor to develop so slowly.[…..]

Condor Chick: Getting Big!

Condor Chick: Getting Big!

Antiki, our California condor chick featured on this year’s San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Condor Cam, is now over 100 days old and starting to get her “big bird” feathers![…..]

Antiki, the California Condor

Antiki, the California Condor

The results are in: Our California condor chick being raised on Condor Cam at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a female. Her name is “Antiki” (pronounced “an-TEE-kee”), a[…..]

Condor Cam Chick: First Health Exam

Condor Cam Chick: First Health Exam

On Tuesday, May 26, our California condor chick received its first health exam. We normally conduct this exam at around 45 days of age. The goal was to obtain a[…..]

Condor Chick Development: 30 to 45 Days of Age

Condor Chick Development: 30 to 45 Days of Age

At approximately one month of age, our California condor chick should weigh around 4 pounds (2 kilograms). The parents, Sisquoc and Shatash, may start leaving the chick alone overnight, sleeping[…..]