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Did a little digging, because the statement that "US skyscrapers kill 600 million birds per year" seemed bogus. And guess what? While a bunch of different MSM outlets all proclaim the same statement, and reference the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, can't seem to find an actual quote from that organization. But what I did turf up is this: https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/action/downloadSupplement?doi=10.1002%2Ffee.2029&file=fee2029-sup-0001-WebTable1.pdf.

Funny thing. That shows there might be 600 million migratory birds. Not 600 million dying every year from skyscrapers. That 600 million is a mighty high number. If it were true, there would be piles of dead birds at the base of skyscrapers in every US city every morning. And yet, they are not there.

Let's do a little math. Assume 100 major cities in the USA, each with 100 skyscrapers. So that's 10,000. Now let's divide 600,000,000 by all 10,000 skyscrapers by 365 days per year. (600,000,000 / (10,000 x 365)) = 164 dead birds per day laying at the bottom of each skyscraper. And yet, they don't appear to be there. Maybe they are invisible birds! Yeah, that must be it.

Simple rule: if the MSM asserts a story, check their sources. And especially check what they quote and don't quote, and whether they provide links to their quotes, or not. Most of the time, they lie like rugs.

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Windmills cause Cancer 429 thirdpal 08-Apr-19 22:36
Myth of the 600 Million 97 Race Jackson 09-Apr-19 01:58
Fake analysis 102 drrayeye 09-Apr-19 02:07
Re: Fake analysis 100 Race Jackson 09-Apr-19 04:41
Re: Fake analysis 114 drrayeye 09-Apr-19 05:52
Re: Windmills cause Cancer 115 thirdpal 09-Apr-19 13:20
Thank You For the Link 88 Race Jackson 09-Apr-19 14:51
Re: Windmills cause Cancer 128 thirdpal 09-Apr-19 13:21
Re: Windmills cause Cancer 82 ldennyjr 09-Apr-19 14:43
Re: Windmills cause Cancer 81 Race Jackson 09-Apr-19 15:13
Re: Windmills cause Cancer 83 ldennyjr 09-Apr-19 17:09
Re: Windmills cause Cancer 75 drrayeye 09-Apr-19 19:59
Re: Windmills cause Cancer 118 thirdpal 10-Apr-19 21:06
Re: Windmills cause Cancer 85 Race Jackson 09-Apr-19 21:54
More fake analyses 79 drrayeye 09-Apr-19 23:54
Re: Windmills cause Cancer 109 thirdpal 10-Apr-19 21:13
Re: Windmills cause Cancer 95 drrayeye 12-Apr-19 22:57


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