This post offers a varied collection of color photographs of California condors.
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.