Conservationists At Odds Over Federal Plan To Poison Invasive Mice On Farallones IslandsA plan by federal wildlife officials to drop poison pellets on the Farallones Island to kill invasive mice has pitted conservation groups against each other.
Early Bird Volunteers Scour San Francisco For Annual Bird CountBird lovers fanned out across San Francisco at dawn on Friday to scour the city during the Golden Gate Audubon Society's annual bird count.
Falconer And Her Flock Protect Napa Valley Vineyards From Massive DamageIntruders entering Napa Valley vineyards are threatening massive damage to the wine grape crop, but one woman and her small flock of helpers are standing in their way.
2 Pairs Of Peacocks Up For Adoption At Peninsula Humane SocietySan Mateo County's Peninsula Humane Society is looking for bird lovers willing to take in domesticated peacocks, two at a time.
Report: Small Climate Rise Could Endanger 2/3 Of North American BirdsA new report from the National Audubon Society says climate change could have a devastating impact on birds--not just struggling endangered species, but the ones you see everyday.
BART Says Nesting Pigeons Delayed Escalator Repair For WeeksBay Area Rapid Transit said nesting pigeons are responsible for delaying escalator repairs at a station in San Francisco, for an entire month.
Feds Seek To Dump Rodent Poison On Farallones To Kill Mice, Help BirdsThe rodents were introduced to the island nearly 200 years ago and have since "led to long-term ecological damage," according to a report.
Oldest Known Wild Seabird Lays Egg on Pacific IslandA Laysan albatross named Wisdom, the world's oldest known wild seabird, has laid another egg on Midway Atoll in the Pacific. Biologists believe Wisdom is at least 68 years old.
Woman With Thousands Of Backyard Birds Says She'll Keep ThemHundreds of exotic birds are living in one East Bay backyard. Neighbors have had enough, but the owner is not backing down.
Berkeley Closes Popular Neighborhood Park To Protect Nesting BirdsJames Kenney Park won't be open any time soon because "federally and state protected wildlife is nesting in the area."
Oil From Sunken Cargo Ship Threatening Wildlife In Monterey BayOil covering at least nine birds that have been rescued in the Monterey Bay area since late last year has been traced to a leaking cargo ship that sunk off the California coast more than 60 years ago.
Best Pet Shops For Bird Owners In The North BayWhile many popular chain pet stores cater primarily to cats and dogs, finding a quality bird supply store can sometimes prove challenging. Here are five of the best shops for bird owners in the North Bay...
Rising Sea Temperatures Leaves Fairfield Bird Rescue Center Flooded With PatientsHundreds of hungry and exhausted seabirds are continuing to flood a Fairfield bird rescue center because of rising sea temperatures, leaving the center strapped for resources and volunteers.
Fairfield Bird Rescue Treats Growing Number Of Sick Seabirds, Warmer Oceans May Be To BlameIt's dinnertime at International Bird Rescue in Fairfield. The feather-friendly facility is packed with murres, birds who live their whole lives in the ocean and are rarely seen by humans.
Study: Up To 90% Of Seabirds Have Plastic In Their GutsNine out of 10 seabirds have plastic in their guts, a new study estimates. In 1960, the estimate was only 5% of individual seabirds. Now, researchers predict by the year 2050, the number will be 99 percent.