Common Birds May Be Spreading Lyme Disease In California More Than Known, Study ShowsIn study released Wednesday, UC Berkeley researchers say that the role of birds in the spread of Lyme disease within California is more important than previously known.
Mystery Goo Killing Hundreds Of Bay Area Birds Identified As Non-Petroleum Oil Or FatA mysterious goo that killed hundreds of birds along the East Bay shoreline has been determined to be a mixture of non-petroleum-based fats or oils, according to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.
86 Birds Rescued From Mysterious Goo On Bay Area Waterways Released Back Into The Wild, No Cause Found YetAfter finding nearly 500 seabirds coated in an unknown substance in January, the International Bird Rescue has released 86 cleaned and healthy birds back into the wild so far.
24 Gooey Birds Released In Sausalito, Substance Still Remains A MysteryOfficials have still not figured out exactly what the mystery goo is or where it may have come from.
Death Toll From Mystery Goo Reaches 200 Birds; Substance Still UnknownAn unidentified sticky substance found on seabirds in the East Bay and Peninsula since Friday has killed about 200 birds, while more than 250 others are receiving care, California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Mysterious Goo Killing Birds Turns Up In Foster CityA mystery gunk coating Bay Area birds and killing them started in the East Bay, but the problem may now be spreading to new places around the Bay Area.
Dozens Of Shorebirds In East Bay Found Coated With Mysterious Goo; 20 Dead, 89 AffectedWildlife officials have a mystery on their hands after dozens of shorebirds in the East Bay were found covered with a strange gooey substance this week.
Bay Bridge Demolition Project Delayed 6 Months Due To Nesting BirdsThe demolition of the Bay Bridge’s old eastern span will be delayed for at least six months because of nesting birds that refuse to vacate the structure, a transportation official told KCBS.
Relocation Of Birds From Old Bay Bridge Could Soar To More Than $30 MillionConsultants who monitor the birds say the population is actually on the increase in recent years, with 533 nests observed during the last count, abut twice as many as were spotted while the new span was under construction.
SF Zoo Welcomes Four New Baby FlamingosFour new baby flamingos have been getting used to their new home at the San Francisco Zoo, the first flamingo chicks to hatch there in four years.
Conservationists Rent California Rice Fields As Habitat For Drought-Threatened Migrating BirdsWith severe drought covering 95 percent of California, 'pop-up wetlands' are one of the few tools that conservationists have to help stave off possible bird die-offs this fall.
Report Warns Climate Change Could Impact Half Of All North American Bird SpeciesThe National Audubon Society has released a scathing report warning that climate change could force half of the nation’s bird species to move or adapt to smaller homes.
Caltrans Takes Bids To Lure Birds From Bay Bridge Span Set For DemolitionThe Bay Bridge has been home to a number of bird species but there is one in particular that is having an impact on the demolition of the old eastern span of the bridge.
Birds Bursting Into Flames Above Solar Farm Stirs Calls To Slow ExpansionWorkers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
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.