After millions of years in the air, birds might be a bit insulted that they’re blamed for downing planes when one of these giant metal leviathans hurtles into their flock. I mean, imagine a whale crash landing into your bicycle parade and then complaining of “bike strikes.”
Still, many people have asked for links to learn more about bird strikes, and the estuary birds of our region. So here’s a quick link list!
BIRDS OF NYC:
Brooklyn Bird Club:
Cornell University Database:
And now a hot apple cider toast to the pilot! Let’s hope the authorities focus on better detection and avoidence and not fewer birds!