Additional Resources


  • American Bird Conservancy’s Bird Friendly Building Design – This document provides guidelines on how to make primarily commercial buildings bird-friendly.
  • BirdCast – When, where, and how far will birds migrate? The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s migration forecasts answer these questions for the first time with live bird migration forecasts.

Rehabilitation Centers in and around Pittsburgh:

Local Birding:

Related Projects:

Other Organizations:

Peer-reviewed Articles:

  • Blackwell, Bradley F., Travis L. DeVault, Thomas W. Seamans, Steven L. Lima, Patrice Baumhardt, and Esteban Fernàndez-Juricic. “Exploiting Avian Vision with Aircraft Lighting to Reduce Bird Strikes” Journal of Applied Ecology 49 (2012): 758-766. 7 Aug. 2014.
  • Hager, Steven B., Bradley J. Cosentino, Kelly J. McKay, Cathleen Monson, Walt Zuurdeeg, and Brian Blevins. “Window Area and Development Drive Spatial Variation in Bird-Window Collisions in an Urban Landscape.” Plos One 1 2013: 1-10. Web. 6 Aug. 2014.

Laws & Regulations:

  • Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918
  • Endangered Species Act of 1973