[Tweeters] Cornell Lab eNews: 9/11 Tribute in Light Reveals How City Lights Affect Migration

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Sat Oct 21 01:30:37 PDT 2017



Tweeters,
Look up the article regarding Light and Bird Migration. My speculation is that artificial light may also be relevant to Birds landing on Ships.
I do not have the link.
Dan Reiff

See: Cornell Lab eNews


October 2017 9/11 Tribute in Light Reveals How City Lights Affect Migration
A new study provides the most compelling evidence yet that artificial lights cause radical changes in the behavior of birds migrating at night. Using radar data and observations during the Tribute of Light in New York City, researchers from the University of Oxford, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and New York City Audubon found densities of birds were up to 150 times higher over lower Manhattan when the tribute was illuminated. The birds dissipated when the lights were turned



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