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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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A Beginner's Guide to Bird-Friendly Legislation in North America

A Beginner's Guide to Bird-Friendly Legislation in North America

Posted November 2nd 2020 A Beginner's Guide to Bird-Friendly Legislation in North America In last month’s blog post, we discussed which North American cities posed the greatest threat to birds. Now, we’re going to spotlight the various municipal, provincial and federal legislations that were created to protect migrating and local birds from fatal window collisions....

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Bird-Friendly Initiatives That Make Flyways Safer for Migrating Birds

Bird-Friendly Initiatives That Make Flyways Safer for Migrating Birds

Posted October 1st 2020 Bird-Friendly Initiatives that are Making Flyways Safer for Migrating Birds Billons of birds will use flyways across North America to navigate south, or north, depending on the season. The term “flyways” refer to the paths that birds use to travel to and from their summer breeding grounds and winter territories; the flyways extend across...

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