29 Jun '11, 9am

Two Peregrine Falcons Shot in California | Care2 Causes

Two Peregrine Falcons Shot in California | Care2 Causes

Two peregrine falcons, a mother and daughter, were found shot in Oakland, Calif., at the beginning of the month. The raptors, who had made a home at the Fruitvale Avenue drawbridge, were both hit in the wings with shotgun pellets and are recovering at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. “This is a complete shock to me,” said Glenn Stewart, a biologist with the Predatory Bird Research Group at UC Santa Cruz, which monitors the falcon population in California. “We brought these birds back from near extinction. It’s hard not to take this personally, to feel like they’re family.” The mother, named Haya, was found near Laguna Avenue and Alida Street on June 1, while her two-month-old daughter, Marina, was found near Tiffin Road and Whittle Avenue on June 10. Another daughter, Fern, is missing. The father, however, is reportedly...

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