Category: Endangered Birds

The Whooping Crane

The Whooping Crane is one of the most critically endangered species in North America. It was once more widespread, nesting over much of the north central United States and central Canada, in the bog prairies south of the boreal forest. In the 1940s, the only surviving population of this species was nesting in Wood Buffalo …

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The California Condor

The California Condor is probably the most endangered bird in all of North America. There were only a couple dozen birds a few years ago. Many attempts have been made to bring them back from the brink of extinction. This largest American bird (along with its South American cousin, the Andean Condor) has been declining …

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