What Can You Do?

There are many actions you can take to help keep migratory birds safe in the built environment, whether you are a government, community, builder, architect, landscaper, property-facilities manager, other conservation group, homeowner or interested birder. From being a Citizen Scientist or volunteer to making a donation, or having bird-safe windows and bird-friendly backyards, there’s a way for everyone to help keep birds safe.

Try the FLAP Mapper, an application for reporting and viewing the locations of bird collisions with buildings.

Here are 10 more

  1. Sign our #BirdSafe pledge.
  2. Self-assess your home or workplace for opportunities to improve bird-window safety.
  3. Encourage and promote bird-friendly guidelines within your jurisdiction or municipality.
  4. Propose and support bird-safe buildings , including building materials, window treatments and design features.
  5. Incorporate energy-efficient interior and exterior lighting reduction practices .
  6. Help us track injured and dead birds . A grim task, but tracking where collisions occur may help reveal what makes one building or intersection a hot spot.
  7. Learn more about bird-safe solutions. Contact FLAP Canada for a lunch and learn, webinar, school presentation, or speaking engagement.
  8. Be part of our dedicated FLAP Canada team. There are many ways to get involved!
  9. Stay abreast of FLAP Canada’s work. Subscribe to or our bi-annual print newsletter and occasional e-alerts.
  10. Donate to FLAP Canada . Your gift supports our efforts to keep birds safe.