Condor"s egg by Jonathan London

Cover of: Condor

Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • California condor -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • California condor -- Fiction.,
  • Condors -- Fiction.,
  • Rare animals -- Fiction.,
  • Endangered species -- Fiction.

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Two of the last California condors living in the wild hatch an egg.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementwritten by Jonathan London ; illustrated by James Chaffee ; afterword by Robert Mesta.
ContributionsChaffee, James, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.L8534 Co 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1420864M
ISBN 100811802604
LC Control Number93031001

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By Jonathan London, illustrated by James Chaffee, afterword by Robert Mesta, book design by Carrie Leeb; "A Chronicle Books Reader's Guide" is based on "A Guide for Teachers and Parents: Endangered Species" by Marilyn Carpenter.

A pair of California Condors live on cliffs in the wild, searching for food and awaiting the hatching of their egg/5(4).

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The California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) is a New World vulture, the largest North American land became extinct in the wild in (all remaining wild individuals were captured), but has since been reintroduced to northern Arizona and southern Utah (including the Grand Canyon area and Zion National Park), the coastal mountains of central and southern California, and northern Family: Cathartidae.

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Condor's egg. [Jonathan London; James Chaffee; Carrie Leeb; Chronicle Books (Firm),] -- Two of the last California condors living in the wild hatch an egg.

Andean condors are massive birds, among the largest in the world that are able to fly. Because they are so heavy (up to 33 pounds), even their enormous foot wingspan needs some help to keep.

The egg-shaped lake nestled among the mountains presages the condors' own egg; the ominous branches of lightning appear again in the crack of the egg's shell: ``Is this the end-or the beginning-of. The Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) is a South American bird in the New World vulture family Cathartidae and is the only member of the genus in the Andes mountains and adjacent Pacific coasts of western South America, the Andean condor is the largest flying bird in the world by combined measurement of weight and wingspan.

It has a maximum wingspan of m (10 ft 10 in) Class: Aves. She found a pair of condors soaring near the mountains and with patience and a sense of adventure she befriended them. She named the condors Tamo and Tima and a strong bond and love developed between them.

The adventure of this book begins later, as Matica helplessly witnessed poachers stealing the condors' egg from their nest/5. Subscribe Book Shop Travel With Us the egg likely was laid in mid-March and hatched at the beginning of May.

It took some time to affirm the chick’s birth because California condors nest in Author: Brigit Katz. “In her latest work about endangered wildlife, Arnold describes the efforts of the California Condor Recovery Team. Her lucid and interesting account of the history of condors emphasizes the factors that led to the birds’ near extinction and explains in great detail the measures that have been taken to reestablish a significant condor breeding population.

California Condors in the Pacific Northwest. (Oregon State University Press / Amazon USA / Amazon UK) ISBN: Follow me on Twitter or : Grrlscientist. As patches of woods become smaller, increasing numbers of wood thrush nests have eggs laid in them by the brown-headed cowbird.

Cowbirds live in open fields and are nest parasites; the female cowbird flies up to an unattended nest, quickly lays an egg in it, and leaves the host parents to raise their "adopted" young.

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. COOKING WITH OUT A CLUE!. - COOKING WITH THE CONDERS || EP1 Mum and Dad vs Kaci and Grace in the ultimate bake off. Who will. 62 Parks Traveler My Quest to See Endangered Condors in Pinnacles Rock climbing, getting lost, and scouting for rare birds are all perfect pursuits in California's Pinnacles National Park.

Endangered by lost habitat, an egg-damaging pesticide, and lead bullets, California condors, which once inhabited much of the southern half of. This book gave the specific date cited in the first website I visited, but little else: "There is one historical nesting record for the California Condor - an egg taken Augwhich now resides in.

So the reproductive rate of condors was increased by this new knowledge. Formerly (and still quoted call the time) is the statement that condors lay one egg every other year.

Now we knew that it was possible for condors to lay 2 eggs in 3 years with a surviving fledgling. The egg was laid late in April. - 2 nestings by AC2/AC3 in The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of California condors in the Pacific Northwest / Jesse D’Elia, Susan M.

Haig. pages cm. Egg Collecting. 95 Loss of Nesting Habitat. 96 Native American Ritual Killings. Sophie Osborn. Sophie Osborn was Field Manager for the Peregrine Fund’s California Condor Restoration Project in Arizona. Her new book Condors in Canyon Country recounts the story of the California condor’s return to the wild.

How close to extinction were the California condors and what was the cause. At the populations’ low point inonly 22 California condors remained – 21 in. A pair of captive-bred California condors has established a nest and appears to be nursing an egg in a Big Sur redwood tree -- Northern California's.

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Sometimes saving a species from extinction requires a helping hand — or a jailbreak. That may sound like a mixed metaphor, but it’s actually the case for critically endangered California condors (Gymnogyps californianus), North America’s largest once in a while, a condor chick needs a little help getting out of its egg, and human caretakers need to step in to gently assist it.

- Explore kimberscottart's board "California Condors", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about California condor, California and Birds of prey pins. The condor was considered one of the most sacred birds that tied the earth and heaven together.

The condor is considered the king of the skies and he carries the dead to the underworld. Condors represented the gods of the air to the Incas and they believed that condors carried prayers and received answers from the gods. She named the condors Tamo and Tima and a strong bond and love developed between them.

The adventure of this book begins two years later, as Matica helplessly witnessed poachers stealing the condors’ egg from their nest. After a dramatic fight between Tamo and the poachers, the poachers abandoned the egg leaving it far from its nest. Condors do two things that made them ideal subjects for puppet-rearing.

The first is called double-clutching. A condor pair usually spends two years raising just one chick. But if a pair’s first egg is destroyed or otherwise lost, they’ll often lay another one during the same season. Monogamous pairs of condors invest a lot of time and resources into their offspring.

Females typically lay just one egg every other year and the parents take turns incubating it. The egg hatches Author: Malorie Macklin.

Get print book. No eBook available. adult condors appeared bait big bird Bucksnort bulldozer calf California condor camp carcass Carl Koford carrion Carrisa cattle chaparral Cholame Flat Cholame Ranch condor country condor egg condor food condor nest condor population condor preservation condor range condor refuge condor survey condor.

Get your 8-year-olds (3rd graders) reading nonfiction books. It’s a different kind of reading than fiction and extremely important for their future success when they’ll be reading for information.

Here’s a list of good book recommendations and reviews to get them started. Follow the owl and. “The re-creation of a viable population of condors in the Northwest would constitute an achievement of substantial importance This book goes a long way toward justifying such an effort.” —Noel Snyder, retired U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service biologist in charge of condor research in the s and lead author of The California Condor: A Saga of Natural History and ConservationAuthor: Jesse D'elia.

In the s, researchers demonstrated ability of Andean Condors to "replacement clutch"; later used in first California Condor captive breeding efforts to increase egg production. Today, California Condors at the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, as well as those on the Condorminium's web cam, provide guests with opportunities to learn about Author: Kate Jirik.

A video clip posted this month on YouTube and other sites shows a wild condor, having just flown down from the sky, walking toward and embracing a. A century ago, there was a craze for collecting condor eggs, which peaked at a market value of $ per egg.

An entire chapter is devoted to Carl Koford, the "patron saint of condor field research," who observed condors in the wild between andinterrupting that work only to serve as a navy airborne scout during World War II.

There is only 1 egg in the clutch. The Condors breed once every two years. A condor chick can fly only when it is one year old. Therefore the species is listed in the Red Book.

Andean Condor is the biggest flying bird in the world. Condors belong to the family of American vultures. The Condor is a bird whose wingspan reaches 10 feet and. egg and quill collection, and ceremonial use. Current threats include collisions with human-made structures, electrocution on powerlines, and poisoning from lead, DDT, cyanide, and anti-freeze.

NOTES: A Recovery Plan was completed in and revised in, and A copy of the recovery plan is available online at. BAKERSFIELD, Calif.

— In this time of social distancing, the Bakersfield Police Department is hosting a special Easter Egg Hunt to celebrate the holiday. California condors lay their eggs in caves, rock crevices, or large trees (like redwoods or sequoias).

They do not build nests but instead just lay the egg directly on the floor of the cave, cavity or tree hollow. They sometimes move rocks around with their beak to improve the nesting site. Every two years, the female will lay just one egg. Susan buys a book, and then walks outside to wait for the rest of us.

It was hastened when biologists discovered that if you removed the condors’ lone egg from their nest the birds would.

ZION NATIONAL PARK — There's likely a new baby condor at Zion National Park in southwest Utah. Park rangers said Thursday that they suspect a pair of endangered California condors has hatched their first egg because of behavior changes between the male and female birds.All prospective writers about condors should know a little about the man, I think.

[The following was originally published as a chapter in: "Nine Feet from Tip to Tip: the California Condor through History." (Gresham, Oregon: Symbios Books, ). If you would like a free copy (PDF) of the entire book.

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