Windows can deceive birds. Glass can reflect habitat, or birds may presume they can fly directly through glass to habitat that is visible through the window. Several factors affect the likelihood of birds striking windows, including the proximity of windows to vegetation and bird feeders, houses, and baths. For information on what you can do to prevent collisions at your home, visit the FLAP website.
Follow these steps if you find a stunned or injured bird*:
* Although handling birds poses very little risk to human health, wearing gloves is recommended.
Click here to read the City of Vancouver Bird Strategy.