IUCN Red List: Near Threatened
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 2000 listed as Near Threatened (NT) in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
■ Within EAZA, a Andean Condor EEP (European Endangered Species Programme) was established in 1993, 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