"Acoustic lighthouses" which broadcast sound to birds may reduce avian collisions with manmade structures.
Article Title: Field testing an "acoustic lighthouse": Combined acoustic and visual cues provide a multimodal solution that reduces avian collision risk with tall human-made structures
Funding: This work was supported by the Center for Innovative Technology's Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund award MF18-029-En (https:/
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