Posts Tagged ‘owls’

Looks as If Great Horned Owl Season is In Full Swing in Golden Gate Park

Monday, February 6th, 2012

See?

Californian Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus pacificus) parent and chick nesting in GGP, as recently seen by photographer David Cruz:

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Jerry Brown Throws Down: Brokers a Deal to Have Those Altamont Pass Windmills Kill Fewer Raptor Birds

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Our California Attorney General Jerry Brown can’t abide thousands of California’s raptors getting chewed up by fast-spinning windmill blades, so he’s struck a deal.

Get all the deets below.

El Protector de la Gente, Jerry Brown:

via Thomas Hawk

Don’t mess with Texas, pardner. Them boids is big:

Until they fly through the Altamont Pass. Then they die:

All the deets, after the jump

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What’s the Best Way to Scare Off Urban Pigeons? Mylar strips, Netting or Fake Plastic Owls?

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Hey, why not try all three solutions at the same time?

As here, on Judah, near 19th Avenue:

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The flying rats are everywhere. When will they leave us?