OAKLAND (CBS / AP) — State game wardens are hoping that $1,000 in reward money will lead to an arrest in the shootings of two peregrine falcons, which are protected under California law.
State Fish and Game Warden Ryan McCoy said he has been seeking the shooter since the mother and 3-month-old daughter suffered pellet wounds on their wings and bodies this month in Oakland.READ MORE: BART Service Nears Pre-Pandemic Level Monday as Hours Expand
The San Jose Mercury News reports both falcons suffered broken ulnas and are now recuperating at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum’s hospital in Walnut Creek.
KCBS’ Matt Bigler Reports:
Hospital officials say both are in stable condition and eating on their own.
Santa Cruz biologist Glenn Stewart collected enough pledges from Bay Area falcon lovers to offer $1,000 to the person who provides information leading to the shooter’s arrest and conviction.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Digital Payment Company Square to Buy Afterpay in $29 Billion Deal
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