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.
Condor Chick Development: Ages 1 Week to 1 Month

Condor Chick Development: Ages 1 Week to 1 Month

At approximately two to three weeks of age, the real fun of condor chick-viewing begins! The chick is getting bigger, weighing between 17 and 42 ounces (500 and 1200 grams),[…..]

A New Condor Chick on Condor Cam

A New Condor Chick on Condor Cam

Welcome back to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Condor Cam! The live-streaming camera provides a rare look into an active California condor nest. Over the next five months, you[…..]

California Condor Breeding Season

California Condor Breeding Season

Breeding season is underway at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s California Condor Breeding Facility! In order to maximize success for the breeding pairs and their chicks, we try to[…..]

Condor Feeding Behavior

Condor Feeding Behavior

After fledging, a growing young condor starts to eat on its own, with the parents continuing to feed the youngster every once in a while. At the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, we do things a bit differently, as the fledged birds are moved to a remote socialization pen with other young release candidates and a mentor bird or two.   read more

Condors Saticoy and Cuyamaca Flying Free

Condors Saticoy and Cuyamaca Flying Free

…many of our regular viewers have been inquiring about the status of the two previous years’ Condor Cam chicks, Saticoy and Cuyamaca. Recently, we have received updates from the field biologists that are monitoring and caring for the young birds, and we are excited to share the updates with you!   read more