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Bird Window Collisions

  • Result in an estimated 365-988 million bird fatalities each year in the U.S. (Loss)
  • Occur because birds are unable to perceive glass panels
    • Reflections in glass are seen as unobstructed paths
  • Often result in broken beaks, necks, and internal hemorrhaging
    • Fatalities are a typical outcome
  • Psychological distress to onlookers
    • Unpleasant mess on the glass and ground

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