To further demonstrate the worldwide interest in the California condor, this post notes 10 articles published in the leading British newspaper, The Times, and the separately-titled Sunday Times. These articles, spanning nearly a century, consider the condor from a variety of perspectives.
While searching for old news photos of the California condor, I happened across a photo of choreographer and dancer Nina Wiener performing her work The Condor Material. Of course, I had to investigate. Here is some of what I learned.
My search for information about the California condor has turned up some sources that surprised me.
George Lowe’s travel articles were once a regular feature of the Los Angeles Times. During the years 1965-1974, a dozen of these articles mentioned the California condor. Here are excerpts from half of them.
Consider a 25 pound (10 kg) bird with 10 feet (3 m) of wings passing through the air. Is there a sound to be heard? What is that sound?
This post quotes 8 historical reports of the sound of the flight of the California condor.
Here, without comment, are 10 illustrations from 7 books.
This post considers 5 articles that feature or mention the California condor and were published in Great Britain.