FAIRFIELD (AP) — Sixteen baby herons and egrets have been rescued after their tree collapsed in Oakland, hurling them from their nests to the pavement.
International Bird Rescue says it got a call Wednesday after a ficus tree that was serving as a rookery split in half and partially fell.READ MORE: Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit San Jose Eastridge Mall Jewelry Store; 5 Sought
Rescuers took the snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons to the group’s rescue center in Fairfield.READ MORE: Investigation Finds Vallejo Officer's Use of Deadly Force Not 'Reasonable'
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