State game wardens are offering $1,000 for any information leading to the arrest of the person(s) who shot and injured two peregrine falcons in Oakland. Both protected under the California endangered species law, a mother bird and her three-month-old daughter "suffered pellet wounds on their wings and bodies this month in Oakland." CBS 5 notes that the two birds are in stable condition.
According to San Jose Mercury News, the mother "was found shot near the corner of Laguna Avenue and Alida Street, not too far from the private Head Royce School and Mormon Temple, on June 1." While her daughter, Marina, "was found shot nearby on Tiffin Road and Whittle Avenue on June 10."
Anyone with information about the injured peregrine falcons should call 1-888-DFG-CalTIP (1-888-334-2258).