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Old 09-29-2011, 02:52 PM   #1
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Default That time of year again: Birds vs. buildings

That time of year again: Birds vs. buildings
Posted on September 15, 2011

That time of year again: Birds vs. buildings | Alan Gregory’s Conservation News
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Id bet a story like this one could be written every year at this date and the sorrowful news still would not change one iota of how Americans do their business and what they build to throw in the way of other critters trying to do their business.
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Default A City of Glass Towers, and a Hazard for Migratory Birds

A City of Glass Towers, and a Hazard for Migratory Birds
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We live in an age of glass, said Ms. Laurel, an architect. It can be a perfect mirror in certain lights, and the larger the glass, the more dangerous it is.

New York is a major stopover for migratory birds on the Atlantic flyway, and an estimated 90,000 birds are killed by flying into buildings in New York City each year, the Audubon group says...
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