The brothers are growing “contour” or “body” feathers that cover their down and make them aerodynamic in flight.
There were 650 name suggestions submitted for the three chicks born atop the Campanile. You have until Wednesday to choose your favorite.
May 12 was banding day for the campus’s newest peregrine falcon chicks.
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 peregrine falcons that have made their nest atop Cal’s Campanile for the past three years are back — and they have laid three eggs so far.
Over 250 bird lovers fanned out through Berkeley, Oakland and adjacent cities on Sunday as part of the count, the longest-running community science initiative in the world.
Several of Berkeley’s most beloved backyard birds are at risk from the climate crisis, according to a new report from the National Audubon Society.
After months of being glued to every move made by a family of peregrine falcons on the UC Berkeley campus, the two chicks that hatched in April have fledged.
All the activities of two falcons that have made Cal their temporary home for the second year, including the eventual hatching of their eggs, can be watched live via two webcams.
The new Heyday book, by Berkeley native Oliver James, is part field guide, part coffee-table topper and part political call to action.
Two adult peregrines who have been living high above Cal for two years look like they are about to mate again. Last year the campus was riveted by the birth of two chicks.
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.