BirdBarrier Blog

Blackbirds falling from the sky, again!?

January 4, 2012, Bahar

The same time last year, we had written about thousands of blackbirds falling from the sky in Arkansas. So, who would have thought this would occur again? In celebration of New Year’s Eve, residents set off fireworks. It is believed that the noise made the birds stressed and disoriented causing them to crash into buildings […]

Birds Crash Land

December 28, 2011, Bahar

In St. George, Utah thousands of migratory birds plummeted to their deaths after mistaking snow covered areas for bodies of water. About 1,500 birds had died, while around 3,000 were rescued by volunteers and the local wildlife program. “The storm clouds over the top of the city lights made it look like a nice, flat […]

Seagulls in the winter?

, Bahar

With the cold weather approaching, you would think all birds would be flying south. Unfortunately, for a townhouse complex in Tinton Falls, New Jersey, hundreds, if not thousands of seagulls are flocking to the rooftops of the development. The town recently held a meeting to discuss the situation and how to resolve it. “At least […]

The Misunderstood Crow

, Bahar

Did you know that crows are incredibly intelligent? They are right on par with the chimpanzee, as these two animals share the same ability as humans to make and use tools. An example of their intelligence is that they will drop shelled nuts up in the air and down to the pavement in order to […]

Anchovies, anyone?

December 2, 2011, Bahar

In Santa Cruz, Calif., humpback whales, which can measure up to 50 feet long are attracting not only onlookers, but hundreds of hungry seagulls. The whales feed on anchovies which then escape closer to the surface, giving the seagulls a clear shot to dive in and fill their bellies. This mess of a situation has […]