Here are 5 fine color photos of a California condor that I recently added to my collection.
Nonsense stories about the California condor were not uncommon in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Here’s one such story that was repeatedly published over the course of nearly 25 years.
In this post I present 5 more news photos that I acquired from news organizations selling off their collections of real, printed photos.
When California condors appear in works of fiction, individual birds are sometimes given their own names. In this post, I note some of these fictional names by quoting the names’ creators.
What were people thinking about the California condor at the end of the 20th century?
As one (very partial) answer to that question, I note 6 letters to the editor of the Los Angeles Times published 1995-1999.
Since 1934, the Los Angeles Audubon Society has been publishing a regular newsletter titled Western Tanager. In reviewing backissues for mentions of the California condor, I was struck by the number of mentions to the group’s fund for the condor.
In this post, I report some of what I learned about the organization’s fund-raising for the California condor from issues of Western Tanager dated 1939-1969.
This post is another in a series highlighting published letters to newspaper editors that concern or refer to the California condor. Here are excerpts from 8 more letters that appeared in the Los Angeles Times.