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Synonyms for Gymnogyps

containing solely the California condor

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Number of bones Number of bones Loye Miller counts 1931 A.Miller Species LACM SBMNH 1932 Pelecanus occidentalis 0 0 Ciconia maltha 14 3 Chen caeulescens (Chen?) 1 0 Anas platyrhynchos 2 1 Anas strepera 0 0 Anas americana 0 0 Anas crecca 0 0 Cathartes aura 1 3 Gymnogyps amplus (californianus) 4 5 Coragyps (Catharista) occidentalis 2 0 Teratornis merriami 6 3 Haliaetus leucocephalus 0 7 Circus cyaneus (hudsonius) 0 1 Accipiter striates (velox) 0 I Accipiter cooperi 2 3 Accipiter gentilis (Astur atricapillus) 7 0 Buteogallus (Geranoaetus) fragilis 5 1?
The largest bird in North America is the California condor (Gymnogyps californianus).
A more accurate, but complex approach was used by Geyer and Thompson (1995) to estimate founder relatedness among captive California Condors (Gymnogyps californianus).
If the condor habitat were somehow restored across the prehistoric breeding range and the species left alone within it for a few decades, Gymnogyps californianus would return as an abundant bird across hundreds of thousands of square miles of the American landscape.
Today, Gymnogyps californianus is near extinction, and all 27 remaining animals are living in captivity as part of a breeding program (SN: 4/25/87, p.263).
(4) The values also differed from the mean isotope ratios reported in Virginia black vultures (Coragyps atratus; 0.8272), Virginia turkey vultures (Cathartes aura; 0.8268),3 and postrelease California condors (Gymnogyps californianus; 0.8284)(4) all of which were attributed to lead ammunition.
In late 1984 and early 1985, six California condors (Gymnogyps californianus) died in the wild, leaving just nine wild and 21 captive condors in the world.
The endangered California condor (Gymnogyps californianus), seen soaring above Oregon's Columbia River by Lewis and Clark in 1805, is now part of a captive-rearing program at one of the Oregon Zoo's off-site breeding facilities.
Some species, of course, such as California condors (Gymnogyps
This includes predation of eggs of the California condor (Gymnogyps californianus; Snyder et al.
The Californian (Gymnogyps californianus) is one of the living birds most in danger of extinction: In 1987, there was only a single specimen of the California condor in the wild and 27 in zoos.
Treatment of lead toxicity and crop stasis in a California condor (Gymnogyps californianus).
With the support of partners, the ESA has delivered some inspiring success stories, having saved species such as the California condor (Gymnogyps californianus), black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus anatum), and the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)--the very symbol of our nation's strength--from extinction.