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Bird Rehabilitation at Willowbrook Center

At Willowbrook Wildlife Center in suburban Chicago, there’s hope for birds that have collided with skyscrapers during migration. Today, volunteers from Chicago Bird Collision Monitors have rescued and transported 28 injured or stunned birds to the wildlife center for rehabilitation. Many birds... read more »

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A Building Manager Shows the Way

Geoff Credi is the facilities manager for an impressive glass building in Chicago. In 2004, Credi learned about the devastating problem of birds colliding with glass. As a result, the building he manages became one of the first to participate in the Lights Out Chicago program, voluntarily turning... read more »

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When Birds and Buildings Collide, Part II

A description of a day rescuing and recovering migrating birds, with Annette Prince, Director of Chicago Bird Collision Monitors read more »

When Birds and Buildings Collide, Part I

A Day Rescuing and Recovering Migrating Birds-- With Annette Prince, Director of Chicago Bird Collision Monitors Part I: Rescue – On the Streets of Downtown ChicagoFall and spring, hundreds of thousands of migrating birds collide with glass buildings in downtown areas. On Sunday, October 21,... read more »

Bird-friendly Glass - Interview with Christine Sheppard

Why, when birds have such exceptional vision, do hundreds of millions die every year by slamming into glass windows? Christine Sheppard, who manages the Bird Collisions Campaign for American Bird Conservancy, explains: "Birds don't see glass. ... People don't see glass either, but people... read more »

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