In the 1980s, an Italian poem inspired by the California condor was set to music. Here’s the story.
This is the 1st of 3 posts about a Swiss-Italian artist’s interest in the California condor during the 1960s and 1970s.
Updated 4 December 2019
California condors have a reputation for suddenly appearing and disappearing. Here are 6 reports of this phenomenon from the 1850s to the 1970s.
In 1928, Harriet Williams Myers, then president of the California Audubon Society, authored a booklet in advance of the selection of California’s state bird. Of course, the California condor makes an appearance.
Sheldon Campbell, a one-time trustee of the San Diego Zoo, closed a 1984 essay about the California condor with this: