18 de agosto de 2019

Birding: Is it convergence or one big, happy family?

Scientists study sparrow subspecies for clues to their adaptations to marine environments.


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16 de agosto de 2019

A Chain Reaction Brought Gulls To The Bay... Now, They Are Eating Other Birds.

But something happened to disrupt that pattern. A few decades ago, humans made changes to one of those island lakes that might have set off a chain reaction causing gulls to nest in the Bay Area. They then end up eating trash at places like Bowers’ transfer station and eating shorebirds, some of which are already on the state’s list of species of special concern.



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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reports the Tri-colored Blackbird and Joshua Tree Does Not Warrant Listing Under the Endangered Species Act.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed in-depth reviews of two species, the Tri-colored blackbird and Joshua tree. For both species, we determined that listing is not warranted.


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06 de agosto de 2019

'Mega-fires' may be too extreme even for a bird that loves fire.

Andrew Stillman, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Connecticut, along with colleagues from The Institute for Bird Populations and the U.S. Forest Service, looked at nest site selection and nest success of Black-backed Woodpeckers in burned forests of northern California.


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01 de agosto de 2019

Birds Are Adapting to Climate Change, But Maybe Not Fast Enough.

Animals have changed their behaviors but might not be able to keep it up.


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30 de julio de 2019

Landowners Invited to Participate in California Waterfowl Habitat.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications from landowners for the California Waterfowl Habitat Program (CWHP). The CWHP provides technical guidance and economic incentives to private landowners who agree to manage their properties in accordance with a wetland management plan developed cooperatively by CDFW biologists and participating landowners.


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28 de julio de 2019

Splendor in the Sky - Do You Have a Favorite Bird? Department of the Interior Asks.

Do you have a favorite bird? Can you identify some of the common birds in your area? These beautiful and fascinating animals are everywhere. It’s difficult to imagine going outside and not seeing at least one bird. With almost 1,000 species of birds in the United States, the variety of colors, crests, sizes, songs and feathers can be overwhelming.


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24 de julio de 2019

Great Horned Owl Found Completely Covered in Oil in California.

The juvenile male owl was found in the oil pit in Dulah in Ventura County on Monday, according to the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network.


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22 de julio de 2019

Pen in Hand: Acorn Woodpeckers: noisy, entertaining birds of the California's oak woodlands.

Acorn Woodpeckers have been described as a "troupe of wide-eyed clowns" for their appearance and behavior. These birds are mostly glossy black, with cream-colored markings on their faces and a bright red cap. Males and females can be distinguished by the males' larger reddish patch, which extends forward until it touches the cream-colored band on their face. In females, the red marking does not touch the lighter band.


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18 de julio de 2019

California animal rescue group needs help caring for 89 baby birds.

An animal rescue group is asking for help caring for 89 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons left homeless last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland.


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