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10 Ways to Prevent Birds From Striking Your Windows #care2

10 Ways to Prevent Birds From Striking Your Windows #care2

Migrating birds are magnificent. May 12 marks World Migratory Bird Day , and this year’s theme is to celebrating how we can protect birds every day of the year. One critical step for conservation is helping birds avoid striking the windows of our homes, since millions of birds die this way every year. 1. Decorate Your Windows With Decals Place decals no more than two to four inches apart , since birds may try to fly through larger gaps. The idea is to make windows look like barriers. Commercial stickers with designs intended to scare birds away — like spiderwebs or the faces of predators can be effective. 2. Place Indoor Plants Away From Windows You may think you’re giving your plants a treat by placing them in direct sunlight, but birds could be attracted to them and not notice the pane of glass directly in front of them. 3. Close Window Drapes or Blinds At least partiall...

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