Nests

A worker feeds baby birds in a knitted nest at WildCare in San Rafael. CBS)

Volunteers Provide Knitted Nests To Help Rehabilitate Abandoned Bird Chicks In San Rafael

A wildlife conservation group in Marin County that cares for hundreds of orphaned baby birds has enlisted an army of knitters to make nests for the rehabilitating chicks.

07/09/2014

Herons Recover

No Charges For Tree Trimmer Blamed For Injuring Protected Birds At Oakland Post Office

Federal wildlife officials have decided not to pursue criminal charges against a tree trimmer who injured protected birds while cutting back trees at an Oakland post office last month, according to a congressman who is investigating the matter.

06/06/2014

Herons Recover

Landscaper May Face Federal Charges For Injuring Birds Outside Oakland Post Office

A Bay Point tree trimmer could be facing federal charges for trimming trees outside a downtown Oakland post office earlier this month where protected birds were nesting, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service investigator said Wednesday.

05/21/2014

Herons Recover

Tree Trimmer Blamed For Harming Protected Birds Outside Oakland Post Office Paying For Their Care

After receiving death threats, a Bay Area tree trimmer who was blamed for harming birds during a trimming job in Oakland is trying to smooth ruffled feathers.

05/16/2014

A black-crowned night heron perched on a branch. (JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

No Protected Birds Killed In Wood Chipper Outside Oakland Post Office, Feds Say

Federal officials say no endangered birds died in a wood chipper this month as a company trimmed trees outside an Oakland post office

05/13/2014

Cormorants nesting on the old Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge. (Caltrans/CBS)

Caltrans Trying To Lure Nesting Birds To New Bay Bridge

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.

02/27/2013

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