• Bird conservation starts with keeping birds safe

    Safeguarding migratory birds in built environments for over 25 years

    Warbler on a branch


At FLAP Canada, it’s our mission to inform and educate people to take actions that keep birds safe from daytime and nighttime bird-building collision threats; homes, workplaces or other built structures.

Over 25 million birds fatally collide with windows in Canada every year.



Global Bird Rescue

On October 5-11, join Global Bird Rescue (GBR) and help make the world safer for birds. GBR is an annual event hosted by FLAP Canada that raises awareness about the bird-building collision issue and inspires action to help mitigate this leading cause of bird death worldwide. To see how common this issue has become, follow our globalbirdrescue_bot on Twitter! Every time someone tweets about a bird hitting a window, the birdcrash_bot retweets them with universal illustrated instructions on how to help the bird.

GBR uses the Global Bird Collision Mapper (GBCM) to document bird-building collisions across the globe. If you find a dead or injured bird from a window collision, chart it using our mapper tool.

Ontario Birds Contest

Have you noticed birds colliding with your home or cottage windows? Many homeowners aren’t even aware that birds hit their windows. Over 1 billion birds die every year across North America due to this threat.  Homes and cottages are responsible for a vast majority of these deaths.

You can further help keep birds safe. Treat your windows in time for Global Bird Rescue to be entered into our BirdSafe® Contest where you could win 1 of 6 awesome prizes!

Coupon Code

With your purchase of Feather Friendly® ‘DIY’ tape,  you can help FLAP Canada keep birds safe. Use the coupon code “FlapCanada2020” to ensure 10% of your purchase goes towards FLAP Canada’s bird conservation efforts.

How To Install Tape

Check out our blog post on how to install Feather Friendly® ‘DIY’ tape. If you have already installed your own window visual markers, we would love to hear about it!

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- 1 day ago

We are 2 for 2 on rescues from on-street training. Both Swainson’s thrushes- today’s bird just released. #MakeWindowsBirdSafe https://t.co/RPseP3Nkd6
h J R

- 1 day ago

@kdlang: When discarding your mask, please consider cutting-ripping the ear straps loose. Apparently birds are getting caught in them. Thanks 🙏🏼
h J R

- 1 day ago

Today @UrbanBirdman patrolled in Markham, and picked up 76 birds. 22 different species and 18 of which where alive. Birds are really moving through, and this isn't even the busiest part of migration here for us. #GlobalBirdRescue https://t.co/0rqL07R6bI
h J R

- 1 day ago

@tudoralexis1 Hello! Do you still have this bird? The best thing to do for an injured bird like this is to put it in an unwaxed paper bag or box in a quiet location with no food or water. Please call the Toronto Wildlife Centre ( 416 631 0662) and leave a message they will get back to you.
h J R

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