As part of the continuing efforts to monitor free-flying condors managed by Pinnacles National Park, the Pinnacles National Park Foundation recently received a $12,000 grant to help pay for GPS tracking fees. These private dollars leverage federal funding and are crucial to helping track the condors in central California.
Currently, 21 birds in the Pinnacles flock are outfitted with satellite GPS wing tags. As more condors are added to the flock, and more GPS tags are deployed, the cost of monitoring birds using this technology are projected to rise annually.
You can help the Pinnacles National Park Foundation meet our goal to fund the cost of wing tags for ten birds annually with your donation to the Pinnacles Condor Fund. All donations to the fund directly benefit the ongoing efforts to manage and monitor Pinnacles California condors.