birding-aus Window bird kills

Subject: birding-aus Window bird kills
From: "Niven McCrie" <>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 20:11:44 +0930
I may be alone in this but I hadn't realized how great was the 
number of birds killed by flying into windows. I was most taken 
aback to read 'MOST of my casualties ...'. Makes it sound like a 
huge number, just for one house.
My house is nearly all windows (lots of Darwin houses are) yet I've 
not seen any window kills or injuries, ever. This possibly supports 
the effectiveness of allowing the windows to get dirty, as Lee 
O'Mahoney suggests, since my windows are always dusty (I'm not 
being facetious). If this is a solution it's an easy one (you don't 
need to do anything at all) and the only thing against it is social 
values (again I'm not being facetious).
Happy birding

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