The brothers are growing “contour” or “body” feathers that cover their down and make them aerodynamic in flight.
Frightful, Wek’-Wek’ and Fauci? Vote to name Berkeley’s 3 falcon chicks.
There were 650 name suggestions submitted for the three chicks born atop the Campanile. You have until Wednesday to choose your favorite.
Oh, boy! Time to name Berkeley’s 3 new falcon brothers
May 12 was banding day for the campus’s newest peregrine falcon chicks.
Berkeley animal rights activists protest horse deaths at Golden Gate Fields
This time, the protest by Direct Action Everywhere did not result in the closure of the nearby mass vaccination site.
The UC Berkeley peregrine falcons are back; and their first egg of 2021 has arrived
This is the falcons’ fifth breeding season at the top of the Campanile. There will likely be three more eggs laid over the next several days.
The Berkeley activist who puts her body on the line to fight animal cruelty
Priya Sawhney has been jailed three times, faces eight felonies, and confronted Jeff Bezos in an effort to call attention to cruelty to animals. She’s not done fighting.
Mountain lion sighted above UC Berkeley campus
The mountain lion sighting occurred on July 17 at 9 a.m. on the Upper Fire Trail near Skyline Ridge.
LISTEN: Haunting sound of gray fox barking at Berkeley man and his poodle
Mark Berger was walking his standard poodle, Niko, in the Berkeley Hills on Monday night when a high-pitched animal call took them by surprise. He has shared his audio recording of the encounter with Berkeleyside.
Berkeley animal shelter fills up as canine influenza spreads throughout Oakland shelters
Since the shelter is full, this would be an excellent — and helpful — time to adopt or foster a dog.
Rattlesnakes more active with warmer weather, naturalist warns
We checked in with EBRPD naturalist Ashley Adams to get the lowdown on how to deal with these potentially dangerous creatures.
When being homeless means giving up your beloved dog
Milam Schultz had to give up his beloved companion Hot Rod to Berkeley Animal Care Services because he could no longer provide a good home for him. But he has visited his friend, who has not yet been adopted, regularly.
Foxes venture into urban Berkeley
That bushy tail you saw scampering away near Ohlone Greenway? Yep, it’s probably a gray fox.