What to do if the California condor visits your home

two California condors standing while another condor lands in the middle with wings outstretched
Three California condors at Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge. Photo courtesy of Chris Trent.

For those who live in ‘Condor Country,’ this one’s for you!

You may have recently seen images on Twitter of about 20 endangered California condors “having a party” at a residential home near Tehachapi in Southern California. While this is a remarkable sighting, this behavior can be problematic if not quickly discouraged.