You’re watching a live-streaming picture from the socialization yard of the Condor Breeding Facility at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Dark-headed birds are young California condors that are learning social behavior from an adult mentor bird (she has a red head).
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HELPING HANDS FOR SISQUOCThere were strange noises in the San Diego Zoo’s bird breeding center on March 30, 1983: tape recordings of vulture sounds and the repeated tapping on a large white egg. Keepers were assisting at the first zoo hatching of a rare and precious California condor chick.