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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

Injured Hawk

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