Glass Collisions

Downloadable Resources

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American Bird Conservancy's Bird-Friendly Resources

Knowledge is key to reducing bird collisions. At American Bird Conservancy, we're dedicated to providing the public with the information and analyses necessary to prevent bird collisions.

Our library contains a collection of materials produced by American Bird Conservancy that offer guidance based on both science and experience. 

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Bird-friendly building with Glass and Light (Swiss Ornithological Society)

Bird-window Collisions: a summary in seven slides

Misguiding Light: The Role of Artificial Light in Bird Mortality from Collisions with Glass

Fifty Bird-friendly Glass Patterns (full size file)

50 Bird-friendly Glass Patterns (compressed version)

Bibliography: Glass Collisions and related ALAN (12/2023 edition)

What is a Material Threat Factor: includes ABC Prescriptive Rating Option

Saves Birds: a two page review of solutions for existing glass

ABC's AIA Continuing Ed Class: Introduction to Bird-friendly Design

ABC Threat Factors updated August 2023