Latest from wildlife rehabilitation
April 09, 2012 by Jen Joynt
Local wildlife photographer Jen Joynt observed the release of a rehabilitated golden eagle at Las Trampas Regional Wilderness in San Ramon. The eagle was likely hit by a car in October and suffered a fractured wing. Its successful recovery means it can return to the wild.
April 06, 2012 by Alison Hawkes
Springtime is the season for babies. They’re busy emerging into the world by whatever method they come — by hatch or by birth. With their arrival, some of the youngsters will also need help. The Lindsay Wildlife Museum’s rehabilitation center in Walnut Creek has about 200 babies under its wing right now and expects the number to shoot up even higher in the next couple weeks.
January 16, 2009 by Laura Hautala
Recently, people have been finding debilitated, or even dead, brown pelicans up and down the West Coast. Initially baffled, scientists now believe the birds’ expanding range clashed with an unusually severe winter storm in December 2008.