Three baby Peregrine falcon chicks were banded Wednesday on the 33rd floor of the PG&E building in downtown San Francisco.
Bird watching is going high-tech this year in San Jose. Bird expert Glen Stewart wore a mini GoPro cam on his helmet as he rappelled down the side of city hall for the annual banding of four peregrine falcon chicks.
Three falcon chicks hatched Tuesday morning in a nest box atop San Jose City Hall, bringing the total number of wild peregrine falcons chicks to emerge from the 18-story tower since 2007 to 28, a city spokeswoman said.
A look at planned building projects in San Francisco indicates glass filled structures are a big part of the city’s future. So what is being done to protect the birds from the city to the South Bay?
Caltrans saw the problem coming, and has spent about a half a million dollars building small platforms into the new span. They are being called cormorant condos, designed as a place where the birds can make a new home.
Rules allowing the shooting of birds at San Jose’s airport are getting revised.
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.
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.
The famous wild parrots of San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill have joined the flight to the suburbs.