News and notes about birds and conservation in California
California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS
Audubon meets with Congressional office. A group of representatives from Audubon California and Central Valley chapters met today with staff from the office of newly-elected House Member T.J. Cox. Pictured are Kevin Fahey (Kern Audubon), Mary Merriman (Tulare County Audubon), Brooke Stutz (Kern Audubon), Joseph Lopez (representing office of T.J. Cox, Joan Parker (Tulare County Audubon) and Ariana Rickard (Audubon California).
Article in the Desert Sun notes how the rapid decline in fish at the Salton Sea has prompted the near disappearance of fish-eating birds, such as White Pelicans. The state's new director of natural resources, Wade Crowfoot, acknowledges the crisis and vows to take action: "This is a top priority for the Resources Agency."
Audubon California's Janine Kraus recently captures this great video of Sandhill Cranes coming in for the evening at Staten Island in the California Delta.
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