Cover Photo: © Frank Schulenburg, 2016, some rights reserved.
Brown pelicans have made a dramatic return from their critically low numbers in the 1970’s due to the effects of DDT. However, the fight for the brown pelican is far from over: today, they face threats from food scarcity as Pacific sardine and anchovy numbers have shown declines.
There are very few hobbies that I can say have changed my life for the better, and birding is at the top of that list. Here are just a few ways that birding has influenced me.
Cover photo: © Gregory “Slobirdr” Smith, 2007, some rights reserved.
Learn about North America’s smallest falcon and its mysterious decline across the United States.
© Hanna Knutsson, 2017, some rights reserved.
Birds show us that the smartest males also make the most attractive mates.
Cover photo: © Marcel Holyoak, 2011, some rights reserved.
Did you know that our site logo is a yellow-billed magpie? Learn more about why we chose this stunning bird.
Palo Alto, Ca – Some of the best birdwatching in the entire South Bay is right in your backyard. Learn more about bird diversity and plan your visit to the Palo Alto Baylands.