Accession Number : ADA323118

Title :   The California Condor, 1966-76: A Look at its Past and Future,

Corporate Author : PATUXENT WILDLIFE RESEARCH CENTER LAUREL MD

Personal Author(s) : Wilbur, Sanford R.

PDF Url : ADA323118

Report Date : 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 141

Abstract : The California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) was studied on about 900 field days between 1966 and 1976. In addition, some 1,000 items of literature, specimen records from 56 museums, and 3,500 reports of condor sitings by cooperators were analyzed. The California condor habitat, distribution, factors affecting productivity and preservation of the condors are discussed.

Descriptors :   *CALIFORNIA, *BIRDS, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, TABLES(DATA), PRESERVATION, HABITATS, NATURAL HISTORY, BREEDING.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Ecology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE