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San Francisco – short of time and money.

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However, my latest trip reminded me that when an out-of-town birder arrives in a strange city (in this case San Francisco ) pertinent information should be to hand. PDA version of Muni public transport services in San Francisco. The weather in San Francisco can catch you unawares at any time of year.

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The Pacific Wren of the San Francisco Botanical Garden

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The air was cooler in the Redwood Grove than the surrounding, sunlit areas of the San Francisco Botanical Garden. The light that did make it through the thick branches of the trees reached the ground in patches, making patterns on the thin, winding trails.

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Endangered California Clapper Rail Found Breeding in San Francisco

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The endangered subspecies of the Clapper Rail known as the California Clapper Rail ( Rallus longirostris obsoletus ) has been found breeding in San Francisco’s Heron’s Head Park, the first time in decades that the subspecies has been found in San Francisco.

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San Francisco To Have Bird-Safe Buildings?

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San Francisco is poised to join Toronto and Chicago as a major city with legislation meant to help protect birds from crashing into buildings. In related news, many fewer birds got confused by the “Tribute in Light&# for 9/11 this year.

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San Francisco Considers Banning Pet Sales

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If it passes, San Francisco residents would have to go to a shelter or rescue group to adopt an animal. It would set a national precedent, even if it is San Francisco. Tags: california san francisco legislation pets. Sounds good, but I just don't believe this will pass.

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SF panel advances plan to seek private funds for panda project as critics voice concerns

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A committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has approved a resolution that would allow city departments, including the mayor’s office, to solicit donations from private philanthropic groups to help fund the costly endeavor of hosting giant pandas from China at the San Francisco Zoo.

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Farewell to 2020 – Marin Brewing Company: Albion Amber Ale

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My girlfriend (and later fiancée) Katherine and I had planned an eight-day vacation to the Bay Area, mostly to visit her sister in inland Napa County, but also to see as much of San Francisco as we could. I pulled out my phone and searched for “San Francisco” and “fire”, expecting to find news of some conflagration nearby in the city.