In Canada, window collisions kill up to 42 million birds each year. Yet most of us know little about this danger, and even fewer are aware of the solutions that are available to prevent these deaths.
If you’ve stopped by our blogs before, you might be familiar with our mission to prevent window collisions. After all, next to cats, window collisions are the biggest culprit of bird deaths in North America—and we’re thrilled to see our customers do their part!
The past two years have undoubtedly been challenging: between unforeseen challenges related to COVID-19, worker shortages, mental health, and more, 2022 is as full of possibility as it is uncertainty. And yet, despite it all, Feather Friendly has been thrilled to see various organizations, advocates, scientists, and bird enthusiasts devote their and energy to...
In August of 2021, our partner Safe Wings Ottawa shared a virtual display to help raise awareness for bird collisions in Canada: This powerful visual display used 4015 specimens of birds, which were collected by volunteers during 2019-2020. The display serves to illustrate the devastating effects that window collisions have on bird populations around the world.
When you hear the term “bird deterrent markers,” what do you think of? Perhaps you think it’s an object that scares birds away, or envision an ugly, industrial-looking contraption that will obstruct your view and threaten the birds!
Glass is a defining architectural feature of our time. It is a robust, beautiful, and versatile material. But like most things, glass has a certain threshold. It can accommodate certain levels of stress before buckling under the pressure. Once a crack begins to form, there is little to stop it from spreading and eventually shattering.
And just like that, fifteen years have come and gone! Where does the time go?
Migration is a natural phenomenon that continues to inspire and delight researchers, bird watchers and individuals of all ages. However, what happens to the birds that don’t migrate, and what do they do during winter? At Feather Friendly, we recognize that both local and migrating birds make important contributions to not only our environment, but also our economy,...
We are honoured to form partnerships with organizations who demonstrate
an ongoing commitment to bird conservation.