Basking sharks can be over 30 feet long and are characterized by their enormous gill rakers and three-foot tall dorsal fins. But these mysterious, massive, filter-feeding cousins of the great white shark aren’t just a scientific curiosity – they also … Read more
A year of exceptional drama in the lives of Cal’s peregrine falcons continues.
Where our winter shorebirds spend their summers
Record-breaking rainfall drenched much of the Bay Area in late October and again around Christmas, leading to flooding, power outages, snarled traffic — and a great season for a fish that has had it rough in recent years. For East-Bay … Read more
Peregrine falcons are relatable, personable and cute, yet their lives are surprising and sometimes tragic.