Migrating Birds Hurt by Communication Towers

Every year, more than 5 thousand new communications towers
are erected throughout the United States. They’re needed for cell
television and radio stations and 911 networks. But at this time of
these towers become deadly obstacles. It’s estimated millions of
migrating birds are killed each year when they collide with towers in
flight path. As the Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Karen Kelly reports,
there’s a growing consensus that something needs to be done: