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?
Continue reading “Naming periodicals after birds”
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.
Continue reading “Still more photos from magazines: 1927-2005”
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.)
Continue reading “Items: 1869-1930”
This post considers 5 articles that feature or mention the California condor and were published in Great Britain.
Continue reading “Interest from Great Britain: 1833-1987”
Sports Illustrated magazine has published several articles featuring or mentioning the California condor. In this post, I note and present photographs from a substantial article that appeared nearly 60 years ago.
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