18550303 CA condors largest in state N Mex keep gold dust in barrels of wing feathers 4 x 3/8 inch

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18550303 CA condors largest in state N Mex keep gold dust in barrels of wing feathers 4 x 3/8 inch - California Condon. The high mountains of...
California Condon. The high mountains of California are frequented by a species of condor, which, although somewhat inferior in size to the condor of the Andes, it probably probably tbe largest bird to be found within the confines confines of tbe golden State. A full grown California California condor measures npwards of thirteen feet from tip to tip of ita wings, and when in ita favorite favorite element the air, is as graceful and majestic aa any bird in tbe world. Tbey make tbeir homea upon tbe ledges of lofty rocks, or in the old deserted deserted nests of bawls and eagles, npon tbe upper branches of lofty trees. Their eggs are each about twelve ounces in weight and are said to be excellent excellent eating. The barrels of the wing feathers of the condor are about four inches long and three - eights of an inch in diameter, and are used by the inhabitants of northern Mexico to keep gold dust

Clipped from Poughkeepsie Journal03 Mar 1855, SatPage 1

Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie, New York)03 Mar 1855, SatPage 1
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