Golden-crowned sparrows are a symbol and sound of Bay Area fall. When you hear one, you know that the season has begun.
Bumblebees live in wildly different types of habitats, have unique tastes, and aren’t necessarily the easiest things to track, making it hard to understand how their populations are faring.
The Palomarin Field Station of Point Blue Conservation Science, a small outpost of human infrastructure at the southern boundary of Point Reyes National Seashore, has been a home base for bird studies spanning more than 50 years. Generations of researchers … Read more
These results don’t mean that insects are fine.
American kestrels, the smallest falcon in North America, are a familiar sight in the Bay Area.
Nature to look for in summer 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic has put bats in the headlines. Now’s the time to learn about their essential role in Bay Area ecology and how to live alongside them.
Bored at home? Learn how to train common flies to ride on your finger like miniature falcons.
Eight bat species live in the East Bay parks.
The mourning cloak butterfly, Nymphalis antiopa, is one of the most widely distributed butterflies in the world, ranging across most of the northern hemisphere. In some places like the British Isles it’s quite rare and to find one would make … Read more