Sākums Animals Andean Condor

Andean Condor

EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme)
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable

Andean Condor occurs in South America. The population is decreasing. Major threats are poaching, habitat destruction, collisions with power lines, poisoning from lead shot ingestion and illegal baits.


■ Since 2020 listed as Vulnerable (VU) in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
■ The species is managed under the EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme), it is coordinated by Doué-la-Fontaine Zoo.
■ Listed in Appendix I of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).
■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS, or Bonn Convention) as migratory species that conservation is requiring international cooperation.


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Aves – birds
■ Order Cathartiformes – New World vultures
■ Family Cathartidae – New World vultures
■ Species Vultur gryphus – Andean Condor

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