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[Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen

Summary Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird

Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird

Summary Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird Free download · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å John Nielsen S developers bird lovers and government bureaucrats argued bitterly and often in the process injuring one another and the species they were trying to save In the late 1980s the federal government made a wrenching decision the last remaining wild condors would be caught and taken to a pair of zoos where they would be encouraged to breed with other captive condorsLivid critics called the plan a recipe for extinction After the zoo based populations soared the condors were released in the mountains of south central California and then into the Grand. Simply outstanding book about the natural history of the California condor its decline over the last few centuries and the heroic sophisticated and controversial efforts to save the species since the 1960s efforts that proved to be successful Great stories about California before the coming of the Americans beautiful descriptions of southern California s landscapes forests and mountains and an interesting array of naturalists birders villains and environmentalists as well as individual condors themselves who make this book a great one

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Summary Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird Free download · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å John Nielsen Canyon Big Sur and Baja California Today the giant birds are nowhere near extinctThe giant bird with one wing in the grave appears to be recovering even as the wildlands it needs keep disappearing But the story of this bird is than the story of a vulture with a giant wingspan it is also the story of a wild and giant state that has become crowded and small and of the behind the scenes dramas that have shaped the environmental movement As told by John Nielsen an environmental journalist and a native Californian this is a fascinating tale of surviva. Very interesting book awesome bird Lots of history from people who kept the birds as pets to egg collectors to a pig farmer who shot one of the birds because he didn t know what it was I love that logic Don t know what it is Kill it

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Summary Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird Free download · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å John Nielsen The California condor has been described as a bird with one wing in the graveFlying on wings nearly ten feet wide from tip to tip these birds thrived on the carcasses of animals like woolly mammoths Then as humans began dramatically reshaping North America the continent's largest flying land bird started disappearing By the beginning of the twentieth century extinction seemed inevitableBut small groups of passionate individuals refused to allow the condor to fade away even as they fought over how and why the bird was to be saved Scientists farmer. The information on the natural history of the condor was interesting and the reason I wanted to read this book However much of it is about the history of California and the various people that have played a role in either preserving or decimating the condor populationI 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 nature forged by cruel and seedy characters who landed in the garden of Eden and crapped in it


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    John Nielsen å 0 Free download Free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å John Nielsen [Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen These birds strike me as fascinating and I hoped this book would provide real information about the bird than it didGranted in the title it says to the brink and back but I didn't realize that mostly this was going

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    John Nielsen å 0 Free download Free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å John Nielsen [Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen The information on the natural history of the condor was interesting and the reason I wanted to read this book However much of it is about the history of California and the various people that have played a role

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    [Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen Free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å John Nielsen John Nielsen å 0 Free download As a person who is very afraid of birds I'm not sure why I chose this book to read However I'm glad I did If you read it you will learn about how civilization and mankind have intentionally and unintentionally adversely effected the condor You will also read about how scientists and volunteers have brought the condor back from the edge of

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    Summary Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird [Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen John Nielsen å 0 Free download Simply outstanding book about the natural history of the California condor its decline over the last few centuries and the heroic sophisticated and controversial efforts to save the species since the 1960s efforts that proved to be successful Great stories about California before the coming of the Americans beautiful descriptions of souther

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    [Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen Summary Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird A history of the great California bird from its heyday to near demise capture and reintroduction into the wild Information about the bird is considerably enlivening than the bureaucratic battles of zoologists split between interventionists and hands off types I tired of the holier than thou hands off'ers but this war is a big part of the stor

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    Summary Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird John Nielsen å 0 Free download [Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen An interestingly written highly readable account of the California Condor's near extinction and the fight to recover the condor's population Although the author's occasional political stabs are mildly irritating he does an excellent job of respectfully presenting opposing viewpoints on the condor recovery program

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    [Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen John Nielsen å 0 Free download Very interesting book awesome bird Lots of history from people who kept the birds as pets to egg collectors to a pig farmer who shot one of t

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    [Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen John Nielsen å 0 Free download Free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å John Nielsen Nielsen presents an artfully written accessible account of the California Condor's ongoing struggle with extinction in a way that seems like a well told tale than a textbook This book is uite important because it provides a way for those not completely involved in science or biology to understand the history of an important bird

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    Summary Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird [Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen Free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å John Nielsen As an animal care professional it was very interesting to read this account of all the work politics etc that went into condor recovery efforts It seems especially relevant as scientists are preparing to capture

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    [Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird] E–pub ´ John Nielsen Summary Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird DDT killed eggs of birds that ate live prey and not the scavenging condors a Google search of Condors and DDT gives different results One other Santa Catalina island a wildlife refuge west of the Ventura coast Catalina is not west o

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  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Condor To the Brink and Back The Life and Times of One Giant Bird
  • John Nielsen
  • English
  • 04 January 2020
  • 9780060088620