Since 1900 and continuing today, the scientific journal Condor, named after the California condor, has been publishing significant information about birds. In this post I show some excellent photos of California condors from this publication, including the photo captions.
By chance, the 8 photos here are evenly split between the first and last quarters of the 20th century. Together, these photos capture aspects of the lives of California condors and humans’ sense of these birds.
Continue reading “Photos from a well-named journal: 1900-1986”
This post presents 8 photos from 6 books and magazines. These date from before the internet and before the captive and free-living California condor populations increased. So they are from a time when such photos were how all but a few people “experienced” condors.
Continue reading “Various published photos: 1909-1987”
So far in this blog, I have been categorizing books focused on the California condor as those that provide details about condors and the condor-human story or those for younger readers.
This post is about a notable book of photographs that falls in a third category.
Continue reading “A notable book”
Here are 5 fine color photos of a California condor that I recently added to my collection.
Continue reading “Fine photos”
In this post I present 5 more news photos of California condors that I acquired from news organizations selling off their collections of real, printed photos.
Continue reading “Still more news photos: 1950-1993”