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California condor: vanishing American

Richard Jay Smith

California condor: vanishing American

a study of an ancient and symbolic giant of the sky

by Richard Jay Smith

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Published by McNally and Loftin in Charlotte, [N. C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • California condor.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliograpy: p. 105-107.

    Statementby Dick Smith and Robert Easton. Introd. by Brooks Atkinson.
    ContributionsEaston, Robert Olney.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18441757M
    LC Control Number64023727

      Source: Manning, Reg. Reg Manning’s cartoon guide of California. J. J. Augustin. Here is a portion of the inside front cover of an important book about the California condor: Artist: Dick Smith. Source: Smith, Dick, and Robert Easton. California condor: vanishing American. McNally and .   A year-long effort by naturalists to catch specimens of the vanishing California condor for a captive-breeding program has finally paid off. Officials announced Tuesday that an adult bird was.

    CALIFORNIA CONDOR {Gymnogyps californianus) Third Revision RECOVERY PLAN (Original Approved: ) (First Revision Approved: ) (Second Revision Approved: ) Prepared by Lloyd F. Kiff Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology Camarillo, California Robert I. Mesta U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ventura, California Dr. Michael P. Wallace Los. Browse and buy a vast selection of Natural Sciences Books and Collectibles on Passion for books. Sign On My Account Basket Help. Menu. My California Condor, Vanishing American: A Study of an Ancient and Symbolic Giant of the Sky. Smith, Dick and Robert Easton. Signed by Author(s) Natural Science.

    David S. Wilcove, Author, Edward Osborne Wilson, Foreword by W.H. Freeman & Company $ (p) ISBN ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION: The California Condor User Review - Kirkus. Another outstanding science book from a prolific author, this focusing on efforts to save the largest North American bird from extinction, and greatly enhanced by stunning color photos by the designer.


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California Condor, Vanishing American Hardcover – January 1, by Dick and Robert Easton Smith (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 5/5(2). California condor: Vanishing American: a study of an ancient and symbolic giant of the sky Hardcover – January 1, by Dick Smith (Author)5/5(2). California condor: vanishing American: a study of an ancient and symbolic giant of the sky.

Dick Smith and Robert Easton of Santa Barbara have completed the manuscript of an excellent book, “California Condor: Vanishing America,” which will be published by McNally & Loftin Oct. The California Condor is one of the only two species of condor now living, and it is the only one found in North America.

As a matter of national pride, and a duty to posterity, the people of the United States can far better afford to lose a million dollars from their national treasury than.

Abstract In the early 20th century, after hundreds of years of gradual decline, the California condor emerged as an object of intensive scientific study, an important conservation target, and a cultural icon of the American California condor: vanishing American book preservation by: s, and California Condor: Vanishing American, a book concerning the threatened extinction of the California condor (co-written with Dick Smith), were published in Easton also edited the anthology Max Brand's Best Stories () and.

A photograph purportedly showing a group of men posing with a recently killed condor appeared on social media in Mayalong with the insinuation that it. Inhe coauthored with Robert Easton the book California Condor: Vanishing American. His additional writings on the condor were gathered together by his widow into the book Condor Journal.

Smith’s years of tenacious work and research made him. The story of the California Condor--an awe-inspiring symbol of wilderness--is one of the most dramatic and contentious in conservation biology. Huge scavengers with wingspans reaching more than nine feet, Condors declined by to just nine individuals left in the wild.

At that point, under a highly controversial program, the last birds were brought into captivity to create a population that. California Condor North American Studbook Gymnogyps californianus Janu Prepared by.

Michael Mace. San Diego Zoo Global San Pasqual Valley Road Escondido California [email protected] California Condor Vanishing American; Dick Smith /Robert Easton HC 1st Ed Vulture Eggs - California Condor, Turkey Vulture, Black Vulture - Small Print - Bird Eggs Print - Vintage Book Page - 8 x 5 because here they come.

There are 97 california condor for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on average. The. The California condor was continuing its decline towards extinction, and the area was becoming known as one of the richest assemblages of Native American pictographs in North America.

To many local residents, the fate of this area was clear — it must receive the strongest protection possible. Others, such as the endangered grizzly bear and the vanishing California Condor, are brought to the reader's attention in prose both compelling and poignant.

By the last page of this chronicle, we are filled with admiration for the natural beauty of the American West, a beauty that is slowly vanishing.3/5(2). The California condor is the largest flying land bird in North America. Adults weigh approximately 10 kilograms (22 pounds) and have a wingspan up to meters.

Adults have a bare, orange or yellow-orange head and neck, and a white bill. Both sexes of this species have similar coloration (Brown ). The California condor, Gymnogyps californianus, is one of the largest flying birds in the it soars, the wings spread more than nine feet from tip to tip.

Condors may weigh more than 20 pounds. The male Andean condor of South America is even larger than our California condor. The California condor, North America's largest bird, once ruled the American Southwest and California's coastal mountains.

The vulture-like bird. “The flight of the condor is perhaps its most exhilarating aspect. Once airborne—and this may take some doing from flat ground—it can soar seemingly without effort for hours on thermals and windcurrents, rarely needing to flap its wings” (Andy Warhol and Kurt Benirschke, Vanishing Animals, New York, Berlin, Heidelberg,p.

15). Renewed interest in the plight of the California. Black and white illustrations of birds can never be as realistic as color illustrations. But black and white images can sometimes lead us to see birds more clearly.

In this post I show black and white illustrations of the California condor from books published There is nothing special about this range of years other. The condor is one of several animals with a name that comes from a Native American language-- "condor" comes from the Quechua (Inca) name for the bird, cuntur.

Sponsored Links Condors are considered sacred animals by many Native American cultures, particularly California Indian tribes and the Andean tribes of South America.

The California condor is the largest flying bird in North America. Its wings may stretch nearly 10 feet from tip to tip. When in flight, this huge bird glides on air currents to soar as high as a.California Condors in the Pacific Northwest by Jesse D'Elia and Susan Haig documents the condor's history in the region and explores the challenges of reintroduction.

columnist Knute Berger described the book as "an in-depth look at the history of the condor in the territory ranging from the Redwood coast to the Gulf Islands in.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Dick, Condor journal.

Santa Barbara, Calif.: Capra Press, (OCoLC) Document Type.