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Nestwatch Blog: "noise pollution"

Anthropogenic Light and Noise Pollution Affect Nesting Birds

In one of the most comprehensive studies on the effects of noise and light pollution on nesting birds published to date, researchers find a variety of detrimental impacts to reproduction. Data collected by NestWatchers across the country, combined with maps of noise and light pollution, show heterogeneous effects on nesting success, clutch size, hatching failure, and timing of nesting.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology