• EBird Science: Big City Bright Lights-impacts of artificial lighting on bird migration

    13 days ago - By All About Birds

    EBird Science: Bright lights in the big city-impacts of artificial lighting on bird migration 2 November 2017
    Every year from sunset on September 11th to sunrise on September 12th, the lights of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum's Tribute in Light are turned on in remembrance of the lives lost during the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001. Beams from eighty-eight 7500-watt bulbs cast light skyward in two towering pillars as high as the eye can see, noticeable for a 100-mile radius around New York City. And it's not just people that take notice: nocturnally migrating birds...
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