Thriving bird population - Thriving bird population

According to Utah TV network KSL News, the Farallones were home to some 600,000 sea birds known as murres before the Gold Rush took hold. But by 1930 that number had dropped to fewer than five. Now, there are almost 200,000 of them on the islands, sharing the skies and land with any number of rare creatures. Photo Credit: Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/East Bay Times via Getty Images

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