California - Grand Canyon Condor
The California Condor is a species in the vulture family and the largest North American bird. The condor inhabits only the Grand Canyon area, Zion National Park, and western coastal mountains of California and northern Baja California. It is a large, black vulture with patches of white on the underside of the wings and a largely bald head. It has a wingspan up to 9.5 feet and weighs up to 31 pounds. The California Condor is one of the world's rarest bird species and believed to be less than a hundred left in North America. It is one of the world's longest-living birds, with a lifespan up to 50 years.