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Non-Profit Bird Sanctuary Running Low On Funds May Have To Euthanize Animals

They’re a non-profit animal sanctuary with the mission of rehabilitating and releasing local wildlife. But now the Wildlife Care Association may be forced to euthanize the same animals they’ve rescued.

07/16/2014

Baby Duck Hatches

26 Days Later: Miracle Duckling Hatches From Dead Mother’s Egg

X-rays showed the duck had a broken spine, but also something else—an egg ready to be laid. Unfortunately, the mama was hurt too badly to make it, but vets removed the egg and hoped for the best.

05/28/2013

Cormorants nesting on the old Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge. (Caltrans/CBS)

Caltrans Trying To Lure Nesting Birds To New Bay Bridge

In the steel rafters of the old Bay Bridge, a flock of fowl you may never have noticed has built its home; but those homes will have to come down as the old section of roadway is replaced.

02/27/2013

Animal Outreach

Dog-Friendliest Workplaces In Sacramento

Studies show that having pets in the workplace can be a win-win for both employees and for the company for which they work.

01/25/2013

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Hitting Bird At Sacramento International Airport

A Southwest Airlines flight has landed safely after hitting a bird at Sacramento International Airport.

01/24/2013

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Birds Are Back At Natomas Shopping Center

The little black birds are everywhere at a Natomas shopping center and they are leaving their mark.

10/30/2012

bird nests

Birds Invade Sacramento County Apartment Complex

The signs are everywhere that a Sacramento County apartment complex is going to the birds.

06/12/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?

03/19/2012

Photo Credit: Walt Carnahan – Sierra Foothills Audubon Society

Birding Through the Sacramento Region

We live under the Great Pacific Flyway. Over 250 species of birds migrate from winter havens in South and Central America en route to summers in Alaska. Other feathered residents live here year-round.

10/01/2011

File photo of chickens. (Credit: AP Photo/Bob Edme)

Sacramento City Council Approves Backyard Chickens

Sacramentans will be able to keep their chickens.

08/31/2011

A 2007 photograph of a Swaison's Hawk in Colorado. (Photo by Pharoah Hound/Wikipedia)

Repaving Project May Be Blocked By Birds

A San Joaquin County repaving project could be stopped before it begins if a protected hawk is found to be living near the road.

CBS13–04/26/2011

Birds Generic

On The Money: Energy Surcharge

California consumers are shelling out money every month for research that’s generating plenty of controversy at the State Capitol. Electric utility customers across the state are in fact paying for something that’s in the air – a monthly surcharge that’s going to the birds, literally.

CBS13–03/01/2011