ePub Condors in Canyon Country: The Return of the California Condor to the Grand Canyon Region download
by Sophie A. H. Osborn
I personally viewed Condors at the Grand Canyon a few years ago and Osborn's descriptions of the visual impact of again . The photo on page 77 of a Condor in the Grand Canyon is worth the price of the book alone.
I personally viewed Condors at the Grand Canyon a few years ago and Osborn's descriptions of the visual impact of again seeing these birds are right on target. It is truly a sight to remember. In addition to a splendid narrative there are photographs that surely will be made into a picture book. The book has been called the only book of its kind and that is surely true.
Condors in Canyon Country book. Ten thousand years ago, the California condor’s shadow raced across the rock faces of canyon walls throughout the Southwest, but, over time, the majestic condor disappeared from this land-seemingly forever. Last seen in northern Arizona in 1924, the California condor was on the brink of extinction.
Sophie A. H. Osborn’s groundbreaking book, Condors inCanyon Country, tells the tragic but ultimately triumphantstory of the condors of the Grand Canyon region
Sophie A. Osborn’s groundbreaking book, Condors inCanyon Country, tells the tragic but ultimately triumphantstory of the condors of the Grand Canyon region. A naturalstoryteller, Osborn has written an in-depth, highly personalnarrative that brings you along as the author and othercondor biologists struggle to ensure the survival of thespecies. The book’s kaleidoscopic photographs of thesehuge birds flying free over the Southwest are nearly asbreathtaking as seeing California condors live. Osborn's groundbreaking, award-winning book Condors in Canyon Country tells the tragic but hopeful story of the condors of the Grand Canyon region. A talented, passionate storyteller, Osborns indepth, intimate narrative guides the reader along as she and other biologists continue the struggle to ensure the survival of the species. Even now, the condor faces serious threats to its survival, including lead poisoning associated with ammunition.
Condors in Canyon Country: The Return of the California Condor to the Grand Canyon Region.
Condors in Canyon Country: The Return of the California Condor to the Grand Canyon Region April 2009 · Western North American Naturalist. As the author notes, many great stories have barely been noticed or have remained entirely unknown (6), and this book brings to light many of these fascinating stories.
The California condor population at the Grand Canyon and elsewhere continues to rebound. When I visited the Grand Canyon a decade ago, I was treated to a rare sight: A California Condor sitting on a rock just 15 feet in front of us. It was huge – this thing could tear your face off. The Condors are a critically endangered species that now exists only in parts of California and Arizona and small patches of Utah and northern Mexico
2007: Sophie A. Osborn, Condors in Canyon Country: The Return of the California Condor to the Grand Canyon Region. 2007: Francis Latreille, White Paradise: Journeys to the North Pole. 2008: Steven Kazlowski, The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World.
2007: Sophie A. 2008: Wayne Grady, The Great Lakes: The Natural History of a Changing Region. 2009: Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Our Living Earth. 2009: Michael Welland, Sand: The Never Ending Story. 2006: David Attenborough, Life in the Underground. 2006: David Zurick, Julsun Pacheco, Illustrated Atlas of the Himalaya. 2006: Wayne Ranney, Carving Grand Canyon: Evidence, Theories, and Mystery. 2005: James R. Spotila, Sea Turtles: A Complete Guide to their Biology, Behavior and Conservation. 2004: Kenneth G. Libbrecht, Patricia Rasmussen (photo), The Snowflake: Winter's Secret Beauty. Work of Significance Award. Connecticut Walk Book: The Guide to the Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails of Western Connecticut. By Sophie A. Osborn. Grand Canyon Association, Grand Canyon, AZ. ISBN 9780938216988. Nature and Environment Category. White Paradise: Journeys to the North Pole. By Francis Latreille. Connecticut Forest and Park Association, Rockfall, CN 06481.
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