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Courtesy photo.  Volunteers gathered to count birds on the Main Island last Sunday as part of the Christmas Bird Count.

Island Joins Bird Count

Dec 20,2019

Because of geography, Alameda falls within the scope of the Golden Gate Audubon Society’s Oakland Christmas Bird Count. The count takes place within a 15-mile-diameter circle centered in downtown Oakland.

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Rick Lewis &nbsp&nbsp A brown pelican dives for a meal off the shores of Alameda in San Francisco Bay.

Alameda Wildlife: The Brown Pelican

Apr 10,2020

The California brown pelican is the smallest of nine pelican species worldwide, but remains easy to see and identify. They entertain us with amazing plunge dives from as high as 60 to 70 feet when foraging for fish.

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