This online collection of reference resources concerning the California condor is available to all who are interested in this wondrous and endangered species of bird.
Six reference resources are below (enhancements and additions are in development).
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Native American names
The diversity of languages among the Native American peoples of North America is phenomenal. The name for the California condor in many of these languages has been documented. Access a searchable collection of these names here.
Los Angeles Times 1882–1995
Over 1,000 unique items involving the California condor were published in the Los Angeles Times newspaper through 1995. Access a searchable bibliography of these items here.
Artists (recently enhanced)
The California condor has inspired artists from around the world. Access a guide to more than 100 of these artists here.
Library archives conserve original materials such as diaries, letters, artwork, audio recordings, and photographs. Materials archived in many libraries involve the California condor. Access a guide to 50 of these library archive collections here.
Chronicle in names
There are many ways to tell the story of California condors and humans. Access one telling of that story here.
Books for children 1840–2018 (recently added)
The California condor appears in many books for children. Access a guide to more than 50 of these books here.
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A carefully-researched and thoroughly-illustrated blog about California condors and humans may be found at a companion website: Pseudogryps.