popular among visitors, according to staff member Esther Trosow.
not the only display of note: A young female California condor that
struggled in the wild, was recaptured and later died in captivity is in an
exhibit on condors.
"It took the curators 25 or 30 years to acquire a specimen," Trosow
"We're a small museum," Trosow
says, "but because Monterey is a very birdy