The California condor has been at the center of or referred to in short pieces of fiction for over a century. This post looks at 6 such works.
A bird’s perspective
To tell the story of the California condor, some authors have stepped into the mind of a bird. This post looks at 5 examples.
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.
Zen & the flight of chickadees
I recently stumbled upon a small treasure of a book called The Chickadees: A Contemporary Fable. While chickadees are at the center of this tale, condors play an essential part. Here are some extracts, comments, and images.
Boys’ Life: 1942-1999
During the years 1942-1999, Boys’ Life, the magazine of the Boy Scouts of America, published at least 20 items referring to the California condor. By doing so, this magazine reached an important audience with information about the condor.
This post offers an overview of what boy scouts learned about the California condor from their magazine during the 20th century.