Articles Tagged With ‘Birds’




Paso Robles biologist dies in accident

A large oak branch fell on a 35-year-old Paso Robles biologist last week, killing him as he drove his work vehicle in Big Sur. [TheCalifornian] Michael Tyner was caring for condors at the time of... (Continue reading)

15 pelicans dead, dozens injured in Avila Beach

In what experts are calling a feeding frenzy, at least 15 Brown Pelicans have died and dozens have injured themselves in the excitement of finding an unusual amount of fish in the San Luis Harbor... (Continue reading)

Pigeons charged with polluting Pismo Beach water

Hundreds of pigeons roosting and defecating under the Pismo Beach Pier are being held accountable for the high bacteria levels in the ocean near the pier, officials said. [SantaMariaTimes] Experts estimate the flock to include... (Continue reading)

Shell Beach residents battling sea birds

A colony of Cormorants’ invasion into a Shell Beach neighborhood has left homes splattered with excrement and neighbors questioning why they were forced to allow the birds to nest in their neighborhood. Cormorants are known to... (Continue reading)

Deputies break up cock fight in Arroyo Grande

Acting on a tip, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies broke up a cock fight in Arroyo Grande Sunday morning, involving as many as 300 people. As officers arrived at 2109 Heidl Place around 10... (Continue reading)

Condors in Flight-Big Sur (Director’s cut)

California condors, the largest flying bird in North America, were close to extinction in the 80s with less than 25 left in the wild. Today there are believed to be more than 160 of these... (Continue reading)

A message for the birds: Avoid this no-fly zone

Pigeons are dropping from the Atascadero skies, bleeding from the eyes and dying after allegedly being drugged by pest control workers ... (Continue reading)