Loose Bird In Cockpit Forces Delta Captain To Turn Plane AroundA Delta Air Lines flight captain decided to turn his plane around and return to Detroit after a bird was discovered inside the flight deck.
Complete Dodo Skeleton Sells For $416K To Private CollectorSummers Place Auctions has sold a composite dodo skeleton to a private collector for 336,100 pounds ($416,300), including buyer’s premium.
CHP Officer Rescues Bird In Traffic On Sonoma County RoadAn immobilized blue jay escaped being killed in traffic Saturday afternoon in unincorporated Sonoma County, thanks to the efforts of an observant California Highway Patrol officer.
Budding Serial Killer? Decapitated Animals Found By Railroad Tracks In SacramentoOfficials in Sacramento have found more decapitated animals, bringing the total number to more than a dozen since January.
Turkey Vulture Sparks Martinez Wildfire After Shorting Out Between Power LinesA wildfire sparked by a turkey vulture that caught fire after shorting out two power lines according to a witness burned parts of an RV and two properties in Martinez Tuesday morning, causing an estimated $80,000 in damage, a fire official said.
Rare California Condor Poisoned By Lead Recovering At Oakland ZooA rare California condor is recovering nicely at the Oakland zoo after being brought in with alarmingly high levels of lead.
Mystery Goo Now Blamed For Killing At Least 80 East Bay ShorebirdsWildlife experts are still tying to identify a mystery substance that has covered and killed at least 80 birds on the East Bay shoreline.
Reward Offered For Information Leading To Shooter Of Great Blue Heron In HollisterA $5,050 reward has been offered by a wildlife group for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot a Great Blue Heron in Hollister last week.
Rare Albatross Spotted Off Pillar Point In 2nd Sighting In North AmericaA rare seabird has been spotted for just the second time in North America, this time off the California coast.
Neighbors Fear Baby Birds Massacred In Woodchipper During Oakland Post Office ProjectOakland residents say rare birds were slaughtered during an Oakland tree-trimming project on behalf of the downtown U.S. Post office.
San Jose Airport Workers May Get Permission To Shoot Birds Near RunwayRules allowing the shooting of birds at San Jose’s airport are getting revised.
'Devil Birds' Spotted Moving In On San Francisco's Lake Merced AreaAn aggressive bird species that preys on the eggs of other birds and is known to make quite a racket has been sighted in San Francisco.