Birders love to watch the birds at their feeders from the comfort of their own home, but those windows we depend on can cause quite a few problems for birds, something that Heidi Trudell is all too aware of. She is the creator of the Facebook group Dead Birds for Science and the website Just Save Birds, and an advocate for birds safe glass and construction, as well as getting people comfortable with how their action or inaction affects the birds around us. All of which, she hopes, helps make the world a safer place for birds.

You can find an annotated list of all the products the Heidi talks about on her website, and help support her work at her Patreon site.

Also, the AOS Classification Committee decisions are out, with some interesting decisions and non-decisions. Plus, why you should get involved in the Breeding Bird Survey.

Thanks to Zeiss Sports Optics for sponsoring this episode of the American Birding Podcast.

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