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The Lifespan of Birds and How We Can Help Them Live Longer

The Lifespan of Birds and How We Can Help Them Live Longer

Have you ever marveled at a bird in flight? There’s just something about their beating winds and high altitude that makes our feathered friends seem almost invincible, which unfortunately, they are not. In fact, in North America alone, approximately 1 billion of these amazing creatures will die each year due to window collisions. And many migratory species, including...

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Celebrate Migratory Birds with Citizen Science Initiatives

Celebrate Migratory Birds with Citizen Science Initiatives

Did you know that the second Sundays in May and October are celebrated as World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) in Canada? This year, citizens around the world participated in fun and interactive virtual events to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day in May. People of all ages came together May 8th to show their support and to demonstrate how they like to “Sing, Fly and...

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Protect the Pollinators: Why Birds Matter and How You Can Help Them.

Protect the Pollinators: Why Birds Matter and How You Can Help Them.

Just as there are many species of birds, there are many ways to protect local and migrating bird species from window collisions. And the team at Feather Friendly® team is here to help you access the resources you need to not only prevent bird collisions, but also educate others on bird collisions. Whether you are part of an organization, an avid bird watcher or are...

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Helping Birds Survive Human-Centric Environments

Helping Birds Survive Human-Centric Environments

Most of us don’t have to look very hard to find a bird: Whether they’re singing in our yard, fluttering around at the park or soaring above skyscrapers, birds are a fun and beautiful part of the backdrop of our lives.

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Enjoy Free Access to the CSA Bird-Friendly Building Design Standard!

Enjoy Free Access to the CSA Bird-Friendly Building Design Standard!

Have you heard? Feather Friendly® has sponsored FREE access to the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) A460:19 Bird-Friendly Building Design Standard. We believe that providing citizens, architects, government officials, planners and other professionals with education and resources will make it easier for individuals across diverse industries to adopt and enforce...

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Start the New Year Off Right by Turning Out Your Lights

Start the New Year Off Right by Turning Out Your Lights

Welcome to 2021! It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a full year since we celebrated New York’s bird-friendly building law. Speaking of bird-friendly initiatives (and fresh starts), we thought we’d kick off the New Year by exploring various Lights Out Programs and how light pollution and window collisions affect bird populations across North America. Research...

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What Happens When Birds Collide with Windows?

What Happens When Birds Collide with Windows?

Posted December 1st 2020 What Happens When Birds Collide with Windows? Windows provide countless benefits; they let natural light into our homes, allow us to get a sneak peek of the weather and remind us to stop and admire the natural world. However, it’s ironic that the very windows that allow us to admire nature can also have deadly consequences for the birds that...

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Ambassador Feature: Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Centre

Ambassador Feature: Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Centre

Posted November 25th 2020 Ambassador Feature: Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Centre How have you been coping with the cooler weather? Regardless of whether you’ve been enjoying some bird friendly activities or some of your favourite fall comfort foods, there’s no doubt that winter is just around the corner. However, it’s important to remember that...

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