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2016 Local Hero Award Winner for Environmental Education

October 20, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

Thanks to Allen Fish's passionate and dedicated leadership, the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory is a recognized leader in both raptor research and the rapidly growing field of citizen science.

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Ask The Naturalist: What’s That Weird Ball Coming Out Of That Bird’s Mouth?

May 14, 2015 by Allen Fish

For birds of prey, this may be the closest equivalent to a cat's hairball. The pellet is a necessary means to get rid of indigested material.

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The Clarion Call of the Red-shouldered Hawk

October 16, 2012 by Allen Fish

Bird nesting, anybody will tell you, is a spring and summer event. And it makes sense that many birds nest ...


Book Review: Raptors of California

October 01, 2007 by Jessica Taekman

Raptors of California, by Hans and Pam Peeters, University of California Press, 2005, 305 pages, $17.95 Here in California, we ...

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