Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 13, 2022

Making our communities and skies safer for birds

Audubon reports

From communication towers and tall buildings to residential windows and glass doors, birds face a multitude of dangers as they navigate our built environment. Research indicates that up to one billion birds may be killed per year in the United States alone as a result of collisions, happening in both commercial and residential settings, at all hours of the day. Surprisingly, the majority of these deadly collisions are occurring in low-rise buildings, rather than skyscrapers. The biggest hazards contributing to these collisions – artificial light at night and glass.

Some simple actions can help make our communities and the skies safer for birds.

Read more at Simple Solutions to Prevent Collisions | Audubon

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