Fall migration is underway in the Bay Area. Meanwhile birding in general is having a moment amid the pandemic, social change, and political tension.
Golden-crowned sparrows are a symbol and sound of Bay Area fall. When you hear one, you know that the season has begun.
Most everyone wants to save the monarch butterflies. But it turns out that when you put a bunch of lepidopterists, land managers, gardeners, and butterfly enthusiasts in one room — in a blaze of monarch T-shirts, monarch scarves, monarch earrings, … Read more
A tragicomedy of avian proportions