Saving Kauai’s Honeycreepers

Saving Kauai’s Honeycreepers

Since it began in 1993, the San Diego Zoo Global’s Hawaii Endangered Bird Conservation Program (HEBCP) has worked with over a dozen native bird species found only on the Hawaiian[…..]

Plovers Protecting Their Progeny

Plovers Protecting Their Progeny

  As the early morning sun begins to warm the sandy beaches at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, the Tern and Plover Crew is ready to begin a day in[…..]

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[…..]