24 May '11, 2pm

How to Steer #Birds Clear of Windows - #birding

Many people don't even notice the birds dying beneath their picture windows. "Birds that are injured or dead will be scavenged a majority of the time," says Michael Mesure, program director for the Fatal Light Awareness Program, a Toronto-based group that documents and raises awareness about the problem. "Birds that fly away can also later die of their injuries. Many times they have broken beaks, which makes foraging impossible, or they die from a brain hemorrhage."

Full article: http://www.nwf.org/en/News-and-Magazines/National-Wildlif...

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