PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered
YEAR PLACED ON LIST: 1967
CRITICAL HABITAT: 570,400 acres in Southern California designated in 1977
RECOVERY PLAN: 1996
RANGE: Central California, northern Arizona, southern Utah, Baja California
THREATS: Habitat loss, oil and gas drilling activities, lead poisoning, shooting, and collisions with power lines
POPULATION TREND: The California condor population rose from nine condors in the wild in 1985 to 224 free-flying condors in 2013.