The News & Observer talks about our collision project – One building takes it all!

News and Observer article

On June 17th the local newspaper The News & Observer published an article showing preliminary results from our bird-window collision project at Duke, and what we are doing to change the faith of collision victims. CIEMAS, the engineering building, currently takes 74% of the collisions out of a pool of 7 buildings we survey. Althought this building is certified as LEED, a “green” certification, it’s large windows and glass tunnel are a huge obstacle to migratory and resident birds.

Read the complete article, including quotes from our project leaders, here!

3 thoughts on “The News & Observer talks about our collision project – One building takes it all!

  1. I use unobtrusive decals from the craft store and they work perfectly! My choice: light blue snowflakes. They save the birds!

    1. Great Dolores! That is definitely a good solution for residences and small buildings. At Duke we are looking at building-scale solutions that are very similar. Any pattern that is separated by no more than 5cm work for bird deterrence. Thanks for contribute to saving bird lives!

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