Engineering Bird-Friendly Glass on PBS (scitech)now

Every year hundreds of millions of birds die from accidentally flying into glass buildings and windows. But now, new types of glass may make this easily preventable. Daniel Klem,…


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The Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Why Birds Hit Windows—And How You Can Help Prevent It

Between 365 and 988 million birds die from crashing into windows in the United States each year, according to a new report. That may be as much as 10 percent of the estimated…


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Bird–Window Collisions: A Critical Animal Welfare and Conservation Issue, Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2015

Sheet glass and plastic in the form of clear and reflective windows are universally lethal to birds. Reasonable interpretation of available scientific evidence describes windows…


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Science News: Stop blaming cats: As many as 988 million birds die annually in window collisions

Between 365 and 988 million birds die from crashing into windows in the United States each year, according to a new report. That may be as much as 10 percent of the estimated…


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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Select Visual Signals to Prevent Bird-window Collisions, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 2013

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you eventually become drawn to people. Talking to randos is the norm. I’ll never forget the conversation with the aquarium…


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Direct human-caused mortality of birds: improving quantification of magnitude and assessment of population impact. Scott R Loss, Tom Will, and Peter P Marra Front Ecol Environ 2012; doi:10.1890/110251, 2012

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Factors influencing the annual risk of bird–window collisions at residential structures in Alberta, Canada. Wildlife Research 39, 583–592. Erin M. Bayne Corey A. Scobie and Michael Rawson-Clark, 2012

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Scavenging affects persistence of avian carcasses resulting from window collisions in an urban landscape. Journal of Field Ornithology 83 (2):203-211. Stephen B. Hagar, Bradley J. Cosentino, and Kelly J. McKay, 2010

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Avian Mortality at Windows: The Second Largest Human Source of Bird Mortality on Earth. Proceedings of the Fourth International Partners in Flight Conference: Tundra to Tropics. Pgs 244-251, 2010

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you eventually become drawn to people. Talking to randos is the norm. I’ll never forget the conversation with the aquarium…


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