Animal IQ

How Do You Save Birds From Flying Into Windows?

Opened in 2008, the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park boasts an architectural design that's "striking" in more ways than one—the massive glass windows have proven to be a veritable magnet for swooping birds. Seeing as how they are a museum, the Academy collected the bodies of those unfortunate avians. In 2016, one birder published a study to document which birds were most likely to be fooled by the glass, and how homeowners can do their part to save a bird's life. Watch the video below for more.

Saving Birds From Windows

Written by Reuben Westmaas June 22, 2017

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