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ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Protecting Birds from Window Collisions

Yellow-breasted chat window-collision by Jessie Griswold

May 18, 2020 , 5:30 pm 6:30 pm

Pre-registration is required by 12 p.m. Monday, May 18th, and space is limited.

UPDATE: Registration is now closed. Check out our other upcoming courses here.

In response to social distancing rules for Alabama during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering free online courses as a public service to help folks continue to learn about the birds they love! While these will initially be offered for free, please support our work if you are able and make a tax-deductible donation at alaudubon.org/give. Please make sure to comply with all state and local social-distancing regulations. See our full COVID-19 statement here.

Window collision documented by Jessie Griswold

Join Jessie Griswold and hear about the second leading cause of bird deaths in North America. We’ll learn why birds fly into glass using data collected through window collision monitoring in Birmingham during migratory seasons in 2018 and 2019, and we’ll examine a variety of solutions you can do at home that are simple to apply, inexpensive, and will reduce or eliminate bird window collisions at your home. A handout will be available for guidelines on mitigation strategies and links to a variety of resources.

Disclaimer: This presentation will include pictures of dead birds.

Where and when do we meet? This online course meets on Monday, May 18th, from 5:30–6:30 p.m. It will be roughly an hour-long online class with time at the end for questions. Click on the registration link above to sign up, and you’ll receive the instructions on how to join the meeting via a confirmation email.* 

*Please note, you will receive a separate email with the Zoom meeting instructions before the class (likely the afternoon before). You’ll need the meeting ID and password from this email to join the meeting. In the event the link does not work for you, you may need to go to the Zoom website and manually enter the meeting ID and password.

Registration: Class size is limited to 100. To register, click on the button above. If you’re new to our online system and don’t yet have a username and password, simply click the “X” on the pop up and fill out the basic form.

Please double check your email and make sure it’s a valid email address prior to completing your registration. We’ve had several kick-backs when sending the Zoom meeting instructions out to registrants, and you won’t be able to join the meeting without this information. Thanks!

Questions? Email the Outreach & Communications Director.