Protection Status

Endangered

Endangered Species Act

Endangered Species Act (ESA): The California condor was listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act on March 11, 1967. Critical habitat for the species was established on September 24, 1976. The condor was also listed as endangered under the California Endangered Species Act on June 27, 1971, although the species has been listed as a Fully Protected Species under California state statute since 1953.

Critically Endangered

IUCN Red List

IUCN Red List: The California condor is listed as critically endangered, meaning the calculated probability of its extinction during the next 10 years is greater than 50%. This animal is facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. 

Appendix I

CITES

CITES Appendix I.