Annie and Grinnell are back nesting on top of UC Berkeley’s Campanile. Follow the action by webcam.
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Peregrine falcon watching in Berkeley — the perfect shelter-in-place activity?
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.
Couple introduces Berkeley falcons to the world, one post at a time
Peregrine falcons have nested on the Campanile for three years running, and this year, thanks to a live webcam and social media, people from around the world watched falcon chicks hatch and learn to fly.
It’s official: Cal falcon chicks have flown the nest … and webcam watchers are bereft
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.
Watch: Falcon experts answer your questions about Cal’s falcon family
Watch’s Berkeleyside’s “Facebook Live” where our readers posed questions to two falcon experts who run the Cal Falcons Facebook page.
Cal falcon fever is here: We talk to 2 raptor mavens to get the skinny
As a city got ready to welcome peregrine falcon chicks to the top of the Campanile tower (two arrived Wednesday!), Berkeleyside chatted with two experts about these mesmerizing birds of prey.
Watch peregrine falcons and their chicks on UC Berkeley live webcam
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.
Officials overturn landmark designation for UC Berkeley’s Campanile Way
A several-year effort to designate Campanile Way as a city landmark hit a major bump last month when the City Council reversed a decision by the Landmarks Preservation Commission to do just this.
UC Berkeley’s Campanile bell will toll April 4 for Martin Luther King Jr.
The 5.25-ton Great Bear Bell will toll 39 times on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.
Photos: Cal Day draws thousands to UC Berkeley campus
Cal Day 2015. Photo: Nancy Rubin The UC Berkeley campus was teeming with life and a host of free celebratory events on Saturday for the annual Cal Day. At its core, Cal Day is for newly admitted students, but a majority of the activities are designed to appeal to the broader community. Among the highlights this year were performances […]
View from UC Berkeley Campanile will not be landmarked
The view from the UC Berkeley Campanile looking west toward San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge is iconic, but it should not be landmarked, the Landmarks Preservation Commission decided Thursday, April 2. The 5-3 vote, with one abstention, came after almost four hours of testimony from residents who are concerned that a proposed 18-story […]
The Campanile at 100: The woman of the tower
Tthe Campanile and the Golden Gate Bridge across the bay, seen from the hills east of campus. Photo: UC Berkeley By Gretchen Kell The Campanile is the most distinctive building of the Berkeley skyline. It turns 100 this year and in honor of its anniversary, UC Berkeley has been holding special events. Gretchen Kell, who […]