SFGATE @ @SF Gate For bird-watching enthusiasts and amateur naturalists across the Bay Area, backyard feeders have provided a sense of solace and a much-needed connection with the outdoors. But the @CaliforniaDFW is urging residents to take them down as soon as possible. Al Scores of songbirds are dying across the Bay Area
SFGATE @SFGate Since mid-November, scores of songbirds have died as a result of salmonellosis, a gut disease that is quickly transmitted when they gather at bird feeders or birdbaths. Scores of songbirds are dying across the Bay Area 237 SFGATE @SFGate The CDFW said bird rescue centers in the San Francisco Bay Area, Central Coast and Sierra Nevada have been "inundated with calls" from residents who have discovered increasing numbers of sick or dead birds at their feeders.