Endangered species; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
History; Endangered species; Birds; Birds of prey; Perching birds; Photography;
A condor perching on a dead snag above its nesting site near Los Angeles. "The old pine where the condor perched had fallen to decay. An automobile road now curves up the mountain above Eaton Canyon. The condor family pictured in these pages have...
A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman of a Black-crowned night heron at a nest site in Malheur Lake, 1908. Finley and Bohlman photographs would later help Malheur become a bird refuge in 1908.
A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman of an American White Pelican feeding its young at a nest site in Malheur lake. Upon hatching the young pelicans are totally dependent on thier parents for food, warmth, and protection.
A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman showing a pair of American White Pelican with thier young at a nest site in Klamath Marsh, 1905. Upon hatching, the young pelicans are totally dependent on parents for food, warmth, and protection.
A hand painted glass slide of a nest site at Klamath Marsh taken during Finley and Bohlman's 1905 photography trip to the area. Photograph's taken by Finley and Bohlman in 1905 would later help Klamath become a bird refuge in 1908.
A nest site captured by Finley and Bohlaman in a hand painted glass slide taken at Mlaheur lake in 1908. Finley and Bohlman's photography of the area would help protect it from plume hunters in 1908 when it was declared a bird refuge.
History; Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered species; Photography;
A pair of Californian condors near their nest site in Los Angeles. This is a hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman as pair of their condor series in 1906. "The female of this pair was shot by a collector in 1908, and offered for sale at...