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The Dazzling Diversity of Gull Behavior

Editor’s Note: Thank you to our long-time volunteer, Joanna Chin, for preparing this wonderful piece and to her husband, Byron Chin, for the beautiful photography. A special thank you to guest photographer, Amar Ayyash as well. When most people picture gulls, they think of gray and white birds squawking while soaring at the seashore, possibly…

Guest post: Keeping watch over Brown Pelicans

By Anna Weinstein, Audubon California The Brown Pelican is California’s iconic coastal bird and one of the great success stories of the Endangered Species Act. While pelicans have dramatically recovered in the last 30 years, they have since suffered unprecedented breeding failures and starvation events in California and Oregon, likely due to poor availability of…