Editor’s note: In mid-January, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced that an outbreak of avian cholera had killed hundreds of birds at Radio Road, and that the ponds would be drained to prevent the further spread of the disease.
Naturalist and illustrator John Muir Laws is the author of the Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada and Sierra Birds: A Hiker's Guide. Learn more and find class schedules at johnmuirlaws.com.
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