If a picture is worth a thousand words, a live display would presumably be worth much more – maybe even a billion.
That’s the number of birds that perish each and every year across North America after colliding with the windows that adorn our homes, high rises, and commercial buildings. Here in Ottawa, the estimated number of birds killed by window strikes is pegged at roughly 250,000.
Without the ability to decipher the appearance of glass, birds are helpless while in flight and often strike windows on homes and office buildings, rarely surviving.
Much like everything else plaguing our natural world, the fortunate part is, there is much to be done and the good folks at Safe Wings are hard after it.