Predicting bird‐window collisions with weather radar

  title={Predicting bird‐window collisions with weather radar},
  author={Jared A. Elmore and Corey S. Riding and Kyle G. Horton and Timothy John O’Connell and Andrew Farnsworth and Scott R. Loss},
  journal={Journal of Applied Ecology},

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