April 16, 2019

San Bernardino County, environmental groups sue Fontana over massive warehouse complex.

Additionally, The Center for Biological Diversity, The Sierra Club and The Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice, say the project would harm critical habitat for the coastal California gnatcatcher, an imperiled bird, and destroy a wildlife corridor that allows animals to move between the Jurupa Hills and Rattlesnake Mountain.

https://www.sbsun.com/2019/04/16/san-bernardino-county-environmental-groups-sue-fontana-over-massive-warehouse-complex/

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April 15, 2019

The Latest: 2nd eagle egg hatches in California mountains.

The first chick poked its head out of the shell Sunday in the nest near Big Bear Lake. Its fuzzy gray sibling emerged Monday morning.

https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/The-Latest-2nd-eagle-egg-hatches-in-California-13768913.php

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April 14, 2019

Tickets are selling fast for this year’s Heron Days event in April and May.

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Redbud Audubon Society’s popular annual Heron Days event is filling up slots on its upcoming tours.

The event takes place over two weekends at two different locations: Lakeside County Park on Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, and at Clear Lake Campground on Cache Creek in Clearlake on May 4 and 5.

http://www.lakeconews.com/index.php/news/60778-tickets-are-selling-fast-for-this-year-s-heron-days-event-in-april-and-may

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April 13, 2019

Lassen County Raptor Poacher Convicted.

The largest raptor poaching case in known California history has ended in a conviction in Lassen County, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced.

https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2019/04/12/lassen-county-raptor-poacher-convicted/

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April 12, 2019

US agency reconsidering status of bistate sage grouse.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is revising its plans to protect a type of imperiled game bird found only along the California-Nevada line after a federal judge struck down its earlier decision to rescind a proposal to list it as threatened.

https://www.yankton.net/news/state_ap_sd/article_3998db36-4dfd-5446-92c1-b9cd6c12dbfb.html#ath

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Beach-Nesting Eagles.

Sometimes no matter how long you have worked with a species and no matter how wild you let your imagination run, you just cannot anticipate what they will do next. The Center for Conservation Biology has mapped and inspected more than 5,000 eagle nests over the past few decades but we never expected to see them taking up residence on the open beach.

https://ccbbirds.org/2019/04/02/beach-nesting-eagles/

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April 11, 2019

Romance and Wildflowers Bloom at Ulistac Natural Area.

A record 1,500 people enjoyed the sunshine and Wildflower Day activities at the 40-acre Ulistac Natural Area in Santa Clara on March 30.

https://www.svvoice.com/romance-and-wildflowers-bloom-at-ulistac-natural-area/

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April 10, 2019

Spot the California least tern near Fiesta Island’s Stony Point.

The isolation of the island surrounded by food sources became a good place for the terns to build their nest.

https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2019/apr/10/roam-spot-california-least-tern-near-fiesta/

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American Skyscrapers Kill an Estimated 600 Million Migratory Birds Each Year.

An estimated 600 million birds are killed every year from collisions with some of the country's largest skyscrapers, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Particularly deadly are those tall buildings found in three cities in particular.

https://www.ecowatch.com/birds-killed-skyscrapers-light-pollution-2634222993.html

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April 09, 2019

Western Bird Species Are Struggling In Face Of Rapidly Changing Climate.

New research finds that climate change is putting stress on wetlands in the West's Great Basin and that is putting pressure on bird populations navigating the Pacific Flyway.

Changing water conditions linked to climate change are impacting the wetland habitats that water birds rely on.

The basin includes most of Nevada and parts of Utah, Arizona, Oregon and the eastern edge of California.

https://www.kpbs.org/news/2019/apr/08/western-bird-species-are-struggling/

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