Courtney Quirin

Courtney Quirin is a Bay Nature editorial intern.

Keeping wild turkeys in check


It’s a wild turkey world out there, as the growing population of Meleagris gallopavo shows. California is trying to tamp down the size of this gobbling, introduced species.

Urban coyotes in our midst


Fabled as a wily shape-shifter and trickster, the coyote’s latest magic trick has been turning cities into habitat, and San Francisco is one of its latest acts. Coyotes may have evolved in the plains and deserts of Mexico and North … Read more