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Water Shortage Blamed For Massive Bird Die-Off At NorCal Wildlife Refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is blaming a lack of water for a massive die-off of migrating birds at a wildlife refuge on the Northern California-Oregon border.

04/21/2012

A bald eagle tends to its chick. (US EPA)

KCBS Cover Story: Rare Peninsula Bald Eagles Draw Flocks Of Visitors

Bay Area bird lovers are flocking to Crystal Springs reservoir in San Mateo County, to see the Peninsula’s first nesting bald eagles in almost a century.

04/18/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?

03/19/2012

The cover of Mark Bittner's 'Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill'

San Francisco’s ‘Wild Parrots’ Set Up Colony On San Bruno Mountain

The famous wild parrots of San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill have joined the flight to the suburbs.

02/28/2012

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Bay Herring Fishery Still Suffering From ’07 Cosco Busan Oil Spill

A new study shows that Pacific herring have suffered unusually high death rates and deformities since the 2007 oil spill.

12/27/2011

Jan Wahl Movie Review: 'The Big Year'

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Big Year’

Jan Wahl reviews the comedy “The Big Year”, starring Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Brian Dennehy, Rashida Jones, Rosamund Pike…

10/14/2011

A duck suffers from a blow dart injury at Marina Playa apartments in Santa Clara (Rebecca Dmytryk)

Ducks Attacked With Blow Darts In Santa Clara

Wildlife rescue workers will try to find and rescue several ducks in Santa Clara that have been shot with blowgun darts.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/01/2011

Clapper Rail

Endangered Bird Spotted Nesting In San Francisco

A bird whose populations were decimated in San Francisco and other parts of California has been spotted nesting in the city’s Bayview District.

CBS San Francisco–08/20/2011

mosquito

Overnight Spraying In South Bay Targets West Nile Virus

Insecticides were sprayed overnight Thursday in parts of Santa Clara and Sunnyvale in an effort to kill adult mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/08/2011

birds, sky

Hundreds Of Dead Sonoma Birds Likely Hit By Truck

More than 100 birds found dead just off Highway 101 in Sonoma County were likely hit by a truck, California wildlife officials said Tuesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/11/2011

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