All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>California Condor</strong>
<em>Gymnogyps californianus </em> 
Soledad, CA - Pinnacles National Monument
June 28, 2006<br>
Several pairs of these endangered birds were released in the Pinnacles several years ago. We saw 7 or 8 of these majes...
California Condor
Gymnogyps californianus
Soledad, CA - Pinnacles National Monument
June 28, 2006

Several pairs of these endangered birds were released in the Pinnacles several years ago. We saw 7 or 8 of these majestic birds soaring high above the cliffs where they nest. These are the birds the natives of the west called "Thunderbirds" (as in the Ford cars!). We were thrilled to see them!

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