More Andean condors poisoned in Colombia, while Carbofuran confirmed in Argentina

[airesizeimg src=”” alt=”Condorsweb” class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-23767″ ] At the same time that the results of the toxicological analysis from 34 Andean condors found poisoned in Argentina some weeks ago was revealed – indicating carbofuran had been used, colleagues in Colombia found two more Andean condors dead – in a country where there are only 100 […]

The “silent killer” decimates Andean condors in Argentina – at least 34 poisoned in the mountains of Mendoza

The Vulture Multi-species Action Plan (Vulture MsAP), approved recently in the conference of the parties of the Convention for Migratory Species – a global strategic blueprint identifying priorities and actions to conserve 15 species of old world vultures – says it clearly: (illegal) poison with poisoned baits (often against predators of […]

Additional highland habitat acquired to improve Andean Condor protected in Ecuador

Andean Condor. Photo by Francisco Sornoza.

Conservationists have acquired a 2,800-ha (7,000-acre) property that completes the acquisition of some 108,000 ha of key Andean Condor habitat in Ecuador.


Twenty Andean Condors reported poisoned in Chile, 2 die.

SANTIAGO, Chile — Twenty condors were apparently poisoned with insecticide in the Chilean Andes cordillera and two of the giant birds have died, Chilean officials confirm Monday 12/08/2013.