Half of N. American Birds in peril from climate change

Iconic North American birds like the Bald Eagle and Brown Pelican are among hundreds of mankind's feathered friends facing threats to their survival due to climate change, researchers said Tuesday.

California brown pelicans' breeding rates dismal

(Phys.org) —California brown pelicans' breeding numbers are in drastic decline this year, according to an annual population survey led by a University of California, Davis, professor emeritus. The low nesting rates this ...

Texas wetland restoration could be model for Gulf

(AP) -- Brown pelicans, long-necked egrets, flamingo-like roseate spoonbills and squawking seagulls fly lazily around a Texas Gulf Coast island. Nearby, a toddler-aged wetland seeded with marsh grass completes the ecosystem, ...

Don't kill oiled birds, say UC Davis experts

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rescuing oiled birds is the right thing to do because more of them survive and reproduce than previously thought, say UC Davis oiled wildlife experts in the first scientific review of all oiled-bird survival ...

Brown pelicans struggling to survive

All along the Oregon coast over the last month, hundreds of brown pelicans have turned up dead, starving or begging for food.