Re: birding-aus Silvereye story

Subject: Re: birding-aus Silvereye story
From: Tony Russell <>
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2000 15:11:41 +1000
Yes, I agree. Since I stopped cleaning my windows the "window kill" has
stopped completely.
Cleaning windows is a bugger of a job anyway, and which matters most,
looking nice or saving birds?
Tony. mxpp.

At 05:59  13/01/00 +1100, you wrote:
>So don't clean your windows !
>Anyhow that's my excuse.  Around here Silvereyes and Sacred
>Kingfishers seem to knock themselves out more than other any
>other species.  Indeed a fair proportion (10%?) of the
>kingfishers I hear about have been stunned or killed.
>Windows are a major hazard for swift parrots and in Canada
>there's a group which encourages managers of tall CBD buildings
>not to clean their windows too much around the migration
>And don't take a bird indoors unless you have to !
>Michael Norris
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