Flamingo turns up in Sunnyvale, “mollusk matchmaker” coaxes white abalone to spawn

by on July 29, 2013

A flamingo in the San Francisco Bay? This one's from the SF Zoo. Photo: KayVee.INC.


Happy Monday! Dishing up your Bay Area nature news diet:

  • A flamingo has turned up near the Sunnyvale sewage treatment plant, and local zoos say none of theirs is missing. [San Jose Mercury News]
  •  Burrowing owls make a nest near a freeway retaining wall on Hwy 4 widening, and construction makes accommodations. [Contra Costa Times]
  • Could Gov. Brown’s water tunnels from Delta increase fracking in California? [Indybay.org]
  • Images of sea turtles, California quail help deter graffiti in Oakland. [Oakland Tribune]
  • “Mollusk matchmaker” successful in getting the first captive white abalone to spawn in a decade at Bodega Bay lab. [Sacramento Bee]
  • Hearing the ‘D’ word among water planners in Marin. [Marin Independent Journal]


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