Animals: Condor Upturn

Off to the rugged Sespe Valley in the wild back country of California's Ventura County one day last week motored a Los Angeles Times newshawk, a photographer and Sidney B. Peyton, Fillmore citrus grower and able amateur ornithologist. Up and up for a mile they climbed a great hogback of white cliffs, jagged peaks, huge caves and waterfalls. When the narrow road ended they left their car, tramped off into the brush. After a few miles, shouts went up as they saw what they had come to see—a monstrous black bird soaring far overhead,...

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