Tag Archive: bird window collisions (14)

Migrating Bird Window Collisions: 5 Risk Factors

April 6, 2021
The second leading cause of death for birds in the United States is window collisions, with an estimated  one billion birds dying every year. Birds can’t see glass and don’t recognize the structural clues that distinguish windows from open air.  While houses account for nearly half of all collisions, large... Read More

The 5 Risk Factors of Bird Window Collisions

April 6, 2021
The second leading cause of death for birds in the United States is window collisions, with an estimated one billion birds dying every year. Birds can’t see glass and don’t recognize the structural clues that distinguish windows from open air. While houses account for nearly half of all collisions, large... Read More

Bird Window Collisions Reduced Over 95%: A Case Study

November 7, 2020
Migrating birds are drawn to the sparkling lights of our cities and suburbs, an attraction that creates a danger they have not evolved to avoid or adapt to: glass. An estimated 1 billion birds in North America die in window collisions every year as bird habitat is overtaken by development... Read More

Case Study: How We Prevented Over 95% of Bird Window Collisions

November 7, 2020
Migrating birds are drawn to the sparkling lights of our cities and suburbs, an attraction that creates a danger they have not evolved to avoid or adapt to: glass. An estimated 1 billion birds in North America die in window collisions every year as bird habitat is overtaken by development... Read More

Managing Fall Bird Migration Challenges: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

October 26, 2020
Every autumn, from September through November, a natural wonder occurs. Billions of birds from thousands of species travel thousands of miles to get from their breeding grounds to their overwintering areas. As they travel through the US, their strong impact is felt by nearly everyone. Brightly colored birds migrate through... Read More

Tackling the Effects of Fall Bird Migration

October 26, 2020
Every autumn, from September through November, a natural wonder occurs. Billions of birds from thousands of species travel thousands of miles to get from their breeding grounds to their overwintering areas. As they travel through the US, their strong impact is felt by nearly everyone. The Positive Impact Birds are... Read More

How to Protect Birds from Window Collisions

August 8, 2020
Window collisions kill nearly a billion birds in the U.S. every year. Every window poses a risk and commercial buildings, with their enormous walls of glass, are a particularly dangerous obstacle for migrating birds. For property owners, these tragic bird deaths are compounded by the other problems they create. Fortunately,... Read More

The Spreading Chaos of Bird Window Collisions

August 8, 2020
Window collisions kill nearly a billion birds in the U.S. every year. Every window poses a risk and commercial buildings, with their enormous walls of glass, are a particularly dangerous obstacle for migrating birds. For property owners, these tragic bird deaths are compounded by the other problems they create. Fortunately,... Read More

Backyard Birding Contest Brings Out the Colors Close to Home

May 14, 2020
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Global Big Day Backyard Birding Contest on May 9! The Covid-19 restrictions may have kept us from the parks and trails this year, but our contest participants proved there was still plenty of great birdwatching to be done right in our own... Read More

Backyard Birding: It’s Contest Time!

May 6, 2020
May 11 Update – Today’s the deadline: Don’t forget to submit your backyard birding photos and results from your Global Big Day efforts. We can’t wait to see them! Email them to vwilliams@wildgoosechasers.com and include “Backyard Birding Contest” in the subject line. Saturday, May 9, is the Global Big Day... Read More