6 edition of Condor"s Egg (Endangered Species) found in the catalog.
February 1, 1999
by Chronicle Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
Buy a cheap copy of Condor's Egg (Endangered Species) book by Jonathan London. This eminently approachable book gives eloquent testament to the first pair of California condors to return to the wild since , when the threat of extinction Free shipping over $/5(1). Redwood Queen and Kingpin, a condor pair for 14 years now, are again nesting in Big Sur and, oh yeah, you can watch the egg-citement. By Alysia Gray Painter • .
The California condor is a majestic icon of the natural world in the southwestern United States. With a wingspan of up to feet and a characteristic bald and colorful head, Gmynogyps Author: Malorie Macklin. Andean condor couple Lianni and Lurch are brooding a new egg after losing a chick — a rarity in captivity — last year at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh’s North Side. Food is being brought Author: Mary Ann Thomas.
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PreSchool-Grade 3-A brief tale that explains how two California condors successfully hatch an egg in spite of a raging thunderstorm that threatens its security. Information on the environmental pressures that brought the animal to the brink of extinction is included in a few paragraphs that follow the narrative/5(4).
This was a cery simple children's book on the California condors that was beautifully illustrated and purchased at a great price.
ISBN - LCCC # Age range not stated. Printed in Hong Kong. Paperback, 28 pages. Published by Chronicle Books, in /5(4). By Jonathan London, illustrated by James Chaffee, afterword by Robert Mesta, book design by Carrie Leeb; "A Chronicle Books Reader's Condors Egg book 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). Condor's Egg. Beautiful, realistic paintings and an eloquent, carefully researched text tell the dramatic story of a condor family's struggle for survival in a 4/5.
An illustration originally published in the San Francisco Call newspaper in “CALIFORNIA CONDOR A RARE BIRD WHOSE EGGS ARE VALUED AT $18, A DOZEN.
It is not generally known that among the fads of the day the collecting of birds’ eggs is one that interests the cultured and wealthy, and one that may be very expensive to indulge in, while it.
In this May 13 photo provided by the National Park Service, this female California condor spreads her wings. Biologists have confirmed that she laid an egg that has hatched and there is a new baby.
I thought this would be an uplifting book, about condors coming back from the brink of extinction, but I found it extremely depressing.
Let's just say the history of California is a trail of destruction, death, and the raping of The information on the natural history of the condor was interesting, and the reason I wanted to read this book/5.
Condor egg event ruined Just played condor egg event and saw every running to the same spots. The fun of this event is totally gone since a stupid dude decided to. The first condor chick hatched out in Within a few years, it was clear that captive breeding was working.
The captive condors had produced more than eggs by Nearly 20 chicks hatch each year at the four captive breeding centers. The total population grew from 27 birds in to birds by mid As ofthe total. 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 Family: Cathartidae.
Inconservation groups launched an all-out effort to pull the California condor back from the brink of extinction. Knowing that female condors are more likely to lay a second or third egg if. The extra eggs are incubated and the chicks are raised by caretakers using a hand puppet shaped like a condor head.
The puppet prevents the young condors from imprinting on people, a phenomenon in which a bird will identify more with humans than its own species. Some condor chicks are also allowed to be raised by their parent birds. Endangered by lost habitat, an egg-damaging pesticide, and lead bullets, California condors, which once inhabited much of the southern half of.
Condors, it turns out, typically only lay one egg at a time in the wild. On that schedule, boosting the condors’ population would have been painstakingly slow.
To get around this, zookeepers developed a technique called double clutching. “You take one of the eggs and then you foster it with another couple of birds,” Shepherdson explains. The dramatic decline of condors in the 20th century has been attributed to shooting, poisoning, electric power lines, egg collecting, and habitat loss.
Inthe last wild California Condor was taken into captivity to join the 26 remaining condors in an attempt to bolster the population through a captive breeding program.
The cam is mounted inside the cavity, just out of reach of the condors. A few final adjustments for that perfect view. The redwood nest is 60 feet above the forest floor. Kingpin & Redwood Queen incubated the egg for approx. 57 days. Condor Cam Sponsor - Explore is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have.
Condor's Egg Jonathan London, Author, Chronicle Books, Author, James Chaffee, Illustrator Chronicle Books $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author. 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 Class: Aves. 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.
The th chick’s mother, “condor ,” and father, “condor ,” were both born in captivity. Each bird was eventually released Author: Brigit Katz. The author and his brother were engaged in by the National Audubon Society (backed by the National Geographic Society) to study the California condor in the field.
The last report had been made in ; the count had then been sixty, with an alarming decline noted by The McMillan brothers were suited by their lifelong acquaintance with the locality (south central .Andean Condor 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 10 .Get this from a library! Condor's egg. [Jonathan London; James Chaffee] -- Two of the last California condors living in the wild hatch an egg.