Consultants who monitor the birds say the population is actually on the increase in recent years, with 533 nests observed during the last count, abut twice as many as were spotted while the new span was under construction.
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.
Bald eagles are making a comeback in Northern California.
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.
A bird whose populations were decimated in San Francisco and other parts of California has been spotted nesting in the city’s Bayview District.