Resources

Background

‘Lights Out’ to protect migratory birds in Hampton Roads – The Virginian-Pilot (pilotonline.com)

Lights Out Is a Turn-on for Birds | Audubon

Neotropical Migratory Bird FAQs | Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (si.edu)

US buildings kill up to a billion birds a year. These architects want to save them | Birds | The Guardian

We Need Bird-Safe Buildings. The Movement is Growing. | Audubon

The Surprisingly Long History of the Movement to Make Buildings Safer for Birds | Audubon

News 

Washington, D.C. Passes Bird-Friendly Building Act - American Bird Conservancy (abcbirds.org) (2023)

Nearly 1,000 migrating songbirds perish after crashing into windows at Chicago exhibition hall - Los Angeles Times (latimes.com) (2023)

Quigley, Griffith Working to End Bird Collisions | Congressman Mike Quigley (house.gov) (2023)

Philadelphia calls for 'lights out' after skyscrapers cause hundreds of bird deaths | Philadelphia | The Guardian (2021)

Case Studies

Bird Collision Monitoring Research | NYC Audubon

Bird friendly Building Guide 2015 (abcbirds.org)

Building Safer Cities for Birds (pdf yale.edu)

Bird-Safe Building Policies Slowly Take Off Across the United States | Georgetown Environmental Law Review | Georgetown Law

We Finally Know How Bright Lights Affect Birds Flying at Night | Audubon

Dead bird count in Dallas informs light pollution campaign | GreenSource DFW

Nearly 400 Migratory Birds Were Killed by One Texas Building in a Single Night | Audubon (Galveston)

Research

Drivers of fatal bird collisions in an urban center - PubMed (nih.gov)

Nocturnal flight-calling behaviour predicts vulnerability to artificial light in migratory birds - PubMed (nih.gov)