Hawk

A Golden Eagle.  (Source: Tony Wisgett; Wikimedia Commons)

Wind Farms Spacing Out Turbines To Better Accommodate Birds; Reduce Death Rates

The wind farm on Altamont Pass is one of the deadliest locations in the Bay Area for eagles, hawks and other birds to fly, but is slowly becoming a safer place because companies are restructuring.

06/08/2015

red-shouldered hawk

South Bay Hawk Found Shot Dead; 2nd Time In As Many Months

A second red-shouldered hawk was found shot by a pellet gun in the rural community of San Martin this week, but unlike the younger hawk found on March 11, the adult bird had been killed, a wildlife rescue group said.

04/06/2012

Injured Hawk

Hawk Released In Golden Gate Park After Nail Removed From Head

A red-tailed hawk that was found shot in the head with a nail gun in San Francisco last month was released back into the wild Wednesday after recovering at a San Jose animal hospital.

11/02/2011

Injured Hawk

Hawk Shot With Nail Gun Recovering At SJ Animal Hospital

A red-tailed hawk that was shot in the head with a nail gun earlier this month and rescued in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park over the weekend was recovering at a San Jose animal hospital Monday.

10/24/2011

Injured Hawk

Hawk With Nail In Head Captured In SF Golden Gate Park

A red-tailed hawk that was shot with a nail gun earlier this month has been captured in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, a wildlife rescue group said Saturday.

10/23/2011

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