“Critic at Large” was the title of a regular column in the New York Times by Brooks Atkinson. Atkinson devoted some of these columns to the California condor. He also wrote about condors in magazines and books. Here is an appreciative look.
In 1926, Walter Fry wrote a valuable, if brief, report about the California condor. Here’s a look at that report, its significance, and other contributions by Fry.
The images on this blog are, overwhelmingly, images of California condors. But in this post I show pictures of some of the people who made contributions toward preventing the extinction of the condor (so far).
Thornton Burgess was an author of stories for children, a radio broadcaster, and a naturalist. This post is concerned with the latter 2 and, of course, the California condor.
The successful new movie Hidden Figures brought to mind a recent book, Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist.
The California condor makes unexpected appearances at the beginning and end of this story. Here are some excerpts from the book.