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A rarely seen Salvin's Albatross was seen about 25-miles off the Half Moon Bay coast. (Courtesy: Tom Mattusch)

Rare Albatross Spotted Off Pillar Point In 2nd Sighting In North America

A rare seabird has been spotted for just the second time in North America, this time off the California coast.

07/29/2014

A black-crowned night heron perched on a branch. (JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Neighbors Fear Baby Birds Massacred In Woodchipper During Oakland Post Office Project

Oakland residents say rare birds were slaughtered during an Oakland tree-trimming project on behalf of the downtown U.S. Post office.

05/07/2014

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San Jose Airport Workers May Get Permission To Shoot Birds Near Runway

Rules allowing the shooting of birds at San Jose’s airport are getting revised.

11/26/2012

Great-Tailed Grackle.  (Photograph taken by Patrick Coin; Source: Wikimedia Commons)

‘Devil Birds’ Spotted Moving In On San Francisco’s Lake Merced Area

An 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.

11/26/2012

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Injured Gull Spotted In SF’s Golden Gate Park Again

An injured mew gull with a fishing lure caught in its beak was spotted at Golden Gate Park again Sunday, dashing hopes that it might have shaken the lure loose and recovered, wildlife rescuers said Sunday.

01/08/2012

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Hawk With Nail In Head Sought In San Francisco Golden Gate Park

A wildlife rescue group tried unsuccessfully for a third day Wednesday to capture and rescue a red-tailed hawk in a San Francisco park that appears to have been shot in the head with a nail gun.

10/19/2011

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