Here is a collection of fine illustrations of the California condor, largely from popular publications.
In 1966, wonderful illustrations of California condors by wildlife artist Guy Coheleach appeared in 2 successive issues of Audubon Magazine. Here they are.
Does it seem odd that the editors of a journal named Osprey would criticize ornithological publications for adopting the names of birds? How many journals have been named after the California condor?
People may experience birds in the wild, in zoos, in museums, in art, and in words. But surely it is photographs that have the most impact on the most people.
Here are a variety of photographs of the California condor. The details follow each photo.
Looking through my bibliography of the California condor, I noticed a number of items from periodicals that included the word “item” in the title. These are collections of miscellaneous information, with just a couple sentences or at most a paragraph devoted to each topic. No authors are credited.
Below are 5 examples, in chronological order. For each, I quote the content concerning the California condor in its entirety.
(Warning: Readers may want to wait an hour after eating before continuing.)