Photo Galleries: Grand California 2007 Carl Sheely

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Grand California


When Victor first asked my son Gary and me to start leading VENT's Grand California tour, we were faced with a great dilemma. Many of our state's 580 (Western Birds, Vol. 25, No. 1, 1994) accepted species (634 now) are seasonal visitors and the specialty resident birds are scattered everywhere. The two endemics at that time were California Condor and Yellow-billed Magpie, so the trip had to include both of their ranges. However, when the few remaining California Condors were trapped f... Read More