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: San Francisco Supervisors Approve Permanent Non-Citizen Voting In Board of Education Elections
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.READ MORE: San Francisco Ordinance Could Provide Easier Access To Paid Time Off For Domestic Workers
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: Bronze Huey Newton Bust Unveiled In West Oakland Birthplace Of Black Panthers
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