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Californie condor

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Californie condor
Temporal range: 2.5–0 Ma
Early PleistoceneHolocene
At San Diego Zoo, USA
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Cathartiformes
Faimily: Cathartidae
Genus: Gymnogyps
Lesson, 1842
Species: G. californianus
Binomial name
Gymnogyps californianus
(Shaw, 1797)


  • Antillovultur Arredondo, 1976
  • Pseudogryphus Ridgway, 1874


  • Vultur californianus Shaw, 1797
  • Gymnogyps amplus L. H. Miller, 1911

The Californie condor (Gymnogyps californianus) is a New Warld vultur, the maist muckle North American laund bird. This condor became extinct in the wild in 1987 (aw remainin wild indwallers wur captured), but the species haes been reintroducit tae northren Arizona an soothren Utah (includin the Grand Canyon aurie an Zion Naitional Pairk), the coastal muntains o central an soothren Californie, an northren Baja California. Awtho ither fossil members are kent, it is the anerly survivin member o the genus Gymnogyps. The species is leetit as creetically endangered bi the IUCN.

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  1. BirdLife International (2013). "Gymnogyps californianus". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 26 November 2013. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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