Cities are Death Traps for
a Billion Migrating Birds
Annette Prince ..................................
Bright lights and dangerous building designs in cities throughout North America kill an estimated one billion birds each year. Hear what is being done to reduce this carnage thanks to people like Chicago’s Annette Prince and her network of volunteers. On this episode of Max A Pooch’s Awesome Animal Advocates Annette shares how she and her volunteers pluck the stunned bodies of these fragile creatures from the streets and sidewalks of Chicago. Listen to this episode, because who knows? The next time you see a pretty bird or hear one sing, it could be a bird saved by someone like Annette.
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Annette Prince is an officer on the Chicago Audubon Society Board and the Director of the Chicago Bird Collision Monitors (CBCM) bird conservation project. She has worked with the CBCM project since 2004 and been involved in its direction since 2005. Bir She conducts educational and advocacy programs to raise awareness and find solutions to the problems facing birds in the urban environment. Annette leads CBCM's efforts to work cooperatively with property managers, the public and city, state and private conservation organizations to create safer conditions for migratory bird species through better lighting and building designs.