In advance of the first-ever Berkeley Bird Festival on Oct. 17, six writers tell tales of their favorite local avian species.
Coyote sightings are flooding social media, though pet killings are down this year in Berkeley. Many wildlife experts agree: Coyotes will adapt, and we’ll have to learn to live with them.
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.
As of Saturday afternoon, two falcon chicks had hatched successfully. Watch the Cal Falcons live Q&A session and watch party, also held Saturday.
This is Annie and Grinnell’s fifth breeding season at the top of the Campanile. They’ve raised 10 chicks so far.
Now is a great time to get outside and do some birdwatching along our shorelines. Here is what to look for and where.
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.
Nature played it both ways in 2020. Devastating wildfires were distressing, but the great outdoors also provided a balm for the anxieties wrought by a challenging year.
California’s state flower and trees were the inspiration for the names of the chicks everybody — well, nearly everybody — loves to watch.
With three fluffy chicks now in the sky-high nest, the couple who manage the Cal Falcon social project answer questions about what to expect next.