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WHERE TO LOOK FOR CONDORS
Gilbert Cant
July 18, 1960
1 Carrizo Plains area: from Rte. 33 at Coalinga, take Rte. 198 west for 11 miles, then turn south along ridge toward Parkfield. 2 Cholame Flats area: farm roads around junction of Rtes, 466 and 41 at Cholame. 3 Cuyama Peak-Sespe canyon area: from Rte. 399, between Ojai and the Santa Barbara county line. A good way station is Nordhoff Peak (4,477 ft.); entrance road six miles north of Ojai on Rte. 399. 4 Sespe Wildlife Area: from Squaw Flat Road (only road in the area that is graded and open to the public all year, even in fire season). Drive north approx. 14 miles from Fillmore, beyond Squaw Flat to Bucksnort Lookout, a large parking area on the left; or to Cow Springs (at the end of the road). 5 Piru canyon around Whitaker Peak (4,147 ft.), from Rte. 99, between Castaic and Gorman. 6 Wheeler Ridge area: from junction of Rtes. 99 and 166, and east of 99 toward Arvin. 7 Sequoia National Forest: Breckenridge Mt. (7,579 ft.), accessible June-November. (Eleven immature condors in one flock sighted here last month by fire guards.)
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July 18, 1960

Where To Look For Condors

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1 Carrizo Plains area: from Rte. 33 at Coalinga, take Rte. 198 west for 11 miles, then turn south along ridge toward Parkfield.
2 Cholame Flats area: farm roads around junction of Rtes, 466 and 41 at Cholame.
3 Cuyama Peak-Sespe canyon area: from Rte. 399, between Ojai and the Santa Barbara county line. A good way station is Nordhoff Peak (4,477 ft.); entrance road six miles north of Ojai on Rte. 399.
4 Sespe Wildlife Area: from Squaw Flat Road (only road in the area that is graded and open to the public all year, even in fire season). Drive north approx. 14 miles from Fillmore, beyond Squaw Flat to Bucksnort Lookout, a large parking area on the left; or to Cow Springs (at the end of the road).
5 Piru canyon around Whitaker Peak (4,147 ft.), from Rte. 99, between Castaic and Gorman.
6 Wheeler Ridge area: from junction of Rtes. 99 and 166, and east of 99 toward Arvin.
7 Sequoia National Forest: Breckenridge Mt. (7,579 ft.), accessible June-November. (Eleven immature condors in one flock sighted here last month by fire guards.)

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