Over 320 people signed up for the 77th annual Oakland Christmas Bird Count which uncovered some species in Berkeley that are rare in the Bay Area.
Berkeley printmaker Rigel Stuhmiller will be the guest artist Saturday, May 13, at Golden Gate Audubon Society’s annual awards celebration.
The Berkeley-based Golden Gate Audubon Society is marking its 100th anniversary with a traveling exhibit on display at Tilden Park Environmental Education Center through the end of March.
A citizen group the and Berkeley-based Golden Gate Audubon recently published a bird survey of the Bulb and Neck that found about 90 species use the 33-acre area.
Emilie Strauss peered across Lake Anza and divided up the watery territory by species. “David is counting coots, Mark is doing mallards, who wants to do Pied-billed Grebes?” she called out.
The Bay Area’s welcome rainstorms let up for 24 hours on Sunday Dec. 14… just long enough for more than 200 birders to have a fabulous Oakland Christmas Bird Count.
Some of Berkeley’s most common and beloved birds could face extinction within the next 70 years due to climate change, according to an authoritative new study by National Audubon Society.
Ten birding Bears! Four song-filled hours! Sixty-four species! But alas, no victory.
“Why are there so many darn crows in Berkeley these days?”
“Go Bears! Spot that warbler!”
The black cat named Totoro trained his bright yellow eyes on a Chestnut-backed Chickadee singing on a branch. The chickadee was only a few feet away. There was no windowpane between them. The cat could practically reach out and grab the bird.