Well here locally about 5 years ago 50 acres filled with nesting egrets was bull dozed by a construction company, egrets were lost in huge numbers, more than any that hit windows. Construction company got a slap on the wrist.
Again my statement about the #1 Bird Killers are humans stands. Compared to those numbers cats are trivial. SomeWhere Sam ________________________________ From: Christiane Biagi <ti...@mindspring.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Sent: Tue, March 22, 2011 4:03:06 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Keep Cats Indoors Actually, the leading killers are glass windows...particularly taller structures &.car winfshields. But cats are the only bird predators in urban aareas, so they of course would be the largest killer of birds. There are other natural predators in rural areas...including other birds like owls, hawks, etc Sent from my Samsung Epic™ 4G Bonnie Hogue <ho...@sonic.net> wrote: >In the newspaper today: > >House cats are the #1 predator of wild birds. The American Bird Conservancy >estimates up to 500 million birds per year are killed by cats. About 400,000 >are killed yearly by wind turbines (less than 20% of the number killed by >cats). So now we have another reason to keep our cats indoors -- not only for >their own health and safety, but for that of our BIRD population! >Save the cats and the birds: Keep Your Cat Indoors! >~Bonnie >_______________________________________________ >Felvtalk mailing list >Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org >http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org