Serial packed cell volume (PCV) and total solids (TS) by day in a captive Andean condor
with brodifacoum rodenticide toxicosis.
Working with Sergio Lambertucci from the National University of Comahue, she will be fitting Andean condors
with custom-made data loggers in order to map their flight paths.
The Andean condor
(Vultur gryphus) is the largest of all flying birds, and weighs up to 24-53 lb (11-12 kg).
The Incas believed that Andean condors
flew the sun into the sky every morning and served as messengers to the gods.
Natural history experts want a stuffed Andean Condor
bird, in Newcastle's Hancock Museum, to have its own plaque.
Along with a number of other animal species, the huillin, an endangered river otter (Lutra provocax), will be adversely affected, as will the heraldic huemul, the endangered endemic deer species (Hippocamelus bisulcus) of the Southern Andes, which accompanies the Andean condor
on the Chilean national shield.
We watched the flight of the eagles - a stunning display from birds of prey including sea eagles, a vulture and Rosie the Andean condor
soar above the castle ramparts.
"We're going to the rainforest for two weeks in May to spend time with tribes and different cultures, and to look for bugs, endangered animals and birds like the Andean Condor
which is really at risk.
But although their 2008 list features such exotic delights as the Andean condor
and the Choco toucan, it doesn't include the robin or blackbird.
Four Andean condors
recently returned to South America as part of a successful international collaborative program that reintroduces the endangered Andean condor
to its native home range in Colombia.
The home of the Andean condor
and the pudu (the world's smallest deer) is now safe from the timber companies that had hoped to log the alerce.