Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 12, 2021

Turn the Lights Out. Here Come the Birds.

The New York Times  reports

Dozens of American cities are being transformed this spring, enveloped in darkness as the lights that usually brighten up their skylines are turned off at night to prevent birds from fatal impacts during their annual migrations.

Each year, an estimated 365 million to one billion birds die by smacking into reflective or transparent windows in deadly cases of mistaken identity, believing the glass to be unimpeded sky.

Read more at  Turn the Lights Out. Here Come the Birds. – The New York Times


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