Entries by Straight North

Do Birds Have A Sense Of Smell?

If you take a close look at birds, you might notice that they have tiny nostrils, called nares, on the sides of their beaks. For years, it was believed that birds used these nares almost exclusively for breathing and not for smelling. Even famed naturalist John James Audubon was certain that because birds possessed superior […]

How To Stop Birds From Flying Into Windows

Windows are a silent and deadly enemy of birds: It is estimated that about 1 billion birds are killed each year after colliding with windows. Even more birds are seriously injured. What is it about windows that make them so deadly for birds? Why Do Birds Fly Into Windows? Deceiving Reflections Glass buildings and the […]