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Christine Sheppard ABC Bird Collisions Campaign Manager csheppardabcbirdsorg Not all windows are equally hazardous Check to see which of your windows are most re57375ective and closest to areas where you see birds when th

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For more informationDr. Christine Sheppard, ABC Bird Collisions Campaign Manager, csheppard@abcbirds.org Not all windows are equally hazardous. Check to see which of your windows are most reflective, and closest to areas where you see birds when they are active. Colli-sions happen more frequently during spring and fall migration periods ven small windows can be dangerous, as many birds y into small spaces such as tree cavities or between branches.Research has identied solutions to alert birds to windows. e easiest of these involve applying visible markings to the outside of windows in patterns that the birds can see while requiring minimal glass coverage to keep your view unobscured. Although we don’t yet have all the answers, we know that YOU CAN SAVE BIRDS FROM FLYING INTO WINDOWS! knnkopu oh dktfu fkg gxgty y�ykpi kpvo ykpfoyu. Even small windows can pose a threat to birds. Photo: Christine Sheppard, ABCverapart. More spacing guidelines specied above. On the other side of this page, we provide information on some of the products you can use to help prevent birds from crashing into your windows and where to find Never had a bird hit your window? Perhaps you have been lucky—so far. More likely, you haven’t been around to see or hear it when it happened, and the bird has either own o to die elsewhere or been scavenged by a neighborhood cat, raccoon, or crow. But the odds are that sooner or later, your windows will kill a bird. is Barn Swallow dove through the small space shown at top ight speed —over 30 miles per hour! Photo: Keith RinglandHorizontal stripes spaced two inches apart are an eective way to keep birds from hitting your windows. Photo: Christine Sheppard, ABCWood rush killed after colliding with a window. Photo: Mike Parr, ABCChristine Sheppard, ABC Hgtg ctg uoog swkem cpf chhotfcdng ycyu vo rtovgev dktfu htoo yowt ykpfoyu0 Thgug uhownf dg crrnkgf vo vhg owvukfg oh vhg incuu vo dtgcm wr tg�gevkopu Photo: Christine Sheppard, ABC.Window tape patterns are easy to apply and provide an eective deterrent against bird strikes. Shown is ABC Bird Tape. Photo: Dariusz Zdziebkowski, ABC.Tempera paint is a washable, long-lasting, and non-toxic solution to preventing bird/window collisions. Photo: Sheppard, ABC.Window netting provides a see-through screen that will cut down on bird strikes. Photo: John Pace, BirdMaster Bird Control Systems P.O. Box 249, 4249 Loudoun Avenue e Plains, VA 20198www.abcbirds.org info@abcbirds.orgwww.michaels.com, www.amazon.com,www.spraypaintstencils.comABC BirdTape transmits light and is made to last outdoorsdeter birds. However,window. The netting must be several inches in front of the window, sowww.birdscreen.comwww.birdsavers.comwww.birdbgone.com, wwwwww.birdmaster.comwww.windowdressingetc.com, www.windowalert.com,www.duncraft.com