Grand Canyon Condor Facts
Approximately 70 condors inhabit the skies of northern Arizona and Utah. Read a brief primer about the grand birds.
Approximately 70 condors inhabit the skies of northern Arizona and Utah. Following is a brief primer about the grand birds.
Size: Up to 23 pounds; wingspan 9.5-10 feet
Lifespan: 60 years
Top speed: 50 mph
Habitat: U.S. (California, Arizona, Utah) and Mexico
Food: Scavenges dead deer, cattle, rabbits, and rodents
Reproduction: Pairs mate for life. Females lay one egg every other year and both parents care for chicks
Biggest threat: Lead poisoning
Where to see them in Arizona: Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim; Vermilion Cliffs National Monument; Kaibab National Forest; Glen Canyon NCA