In the News

Since we began, the Birds and Windows Project has received a great deal of media coverage. Read more about the project below!

Do you have a bird friendly yard? It might be causing more harm than good (The Prairie Naturalist Podcasts, August 18, 2016)

Think You Have a Bird-Friendly Backyard? Think Again (The Audubon, August 18, 2016)

Bird-friendly yards have a major downside – for birds (Science News, August 3, 2016)

Wildlife-friendly gardens may be more deadly to birds, report shows (The Guardian, August 3, 2016)

Prairie study shows how to prevent birds from flying into windows (CBC Saskatchewan, July 31, 2016)

Hard knocks for birds (St Albert Gazette, July 30, 2016)

Do Wildlife-Friendly Yards Increase Bird-Window Collisions? (Forbes, July 29, 2016)

The Double-Edged Sword of Wildlife-Friendly Yards (The Condor Ornithological Applications Press Release, July 27, 2016)

How to prevent birds from flying into your windows (Global Edmonton, July 27, 2016)

UofA project crowdsources to save avian lives (Edmonton Examiner, July 27, 2016)

Research aims to help birds steer clear of windows but feeders may be a factor (Edmonton Journal, July 25, 2016)

Yard set-up could be harming birds: study (660 News, July 21, 2016)

Birds collide with windows (Alberta Morning News, July 21, 2016)

Birds strike windows of homes with, and without, feeders (Bird Watching Daily, February 11, 2016)

For the birds: 5 tips to make feeders safer (New Trail University of Alberta Alumni Magazine, November 27, 2015)

To feed or not to feed: UAlberta researchers engage citizen scientists in reducing bird-window collisions (University of Alberta Media Release, November 19, 2015)

Preventing bird-window collisions (University of Alberta The Gateway, September 15, 2015)

Birds flying into home windows focus of Alberta study (CBC News Calgary, September 27, 2014)

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Birds and Buildings (The Animal House, June 21, 2014)

Citizen Science Protects Birds From Windows (Yukon News, June 6, 2014)

UofA Grad Student Leads Citizen Science Initiative Looking to Gather Insight on Avian Deaths when Hitting Windows (Edmonton Examiner, June 4, 2014)

University of Alberta student works to keep birds from crashing into city windows (Metro News, May 28, 2014)

University of Alberta Bird and Windows Project seeks survey participants (Edson Leader, November 15, 2013)

The Birds & Windows Citizen Science Project (Bird Canada, November 9, 2013)

Local university grad student hopes to find answers to bird-window collisions – with your help (Stony Plain Reporter, November 8, 2013)

UofA Bird Study Needs Citizens Help (St. Albert Leader, October 16, 2013)