In 1990, after trying to save a warbler that had collided with a window, Michael Mesure co-founded the Fatal Light Awareness Program, a groundbreaking program aimed at reducing such bird collisions. While millions of birds are killed in North America as a result of window collisions, there are solutions. Window visibility markers such as decals, film, or screens help birds detect glass. Markers should be closely spaced, treat the entire window surface, with marks on the outside surface so windows remain visible to birds under any lighting. Acopian BirdSavers are cords that hang gracefully outside windows and sway gently in the breeze. Collidescape and Solyx Bird Safety Film keeps birds safe while enhancing privacy and reducing glare and cooling costs.

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