Senator seeks to allow goose kills near N.Y. airport
Environmentalists » Critics lash at the idea of a goose roundup at a wildlife refuge.
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In order to prevent bird strikes at all altitudes, the study recommends measures such as refining bird-detecting radar systems and researching avian perception in order to develop aircraft lights that would repel birds.
Those measures would be favored by animal activists like Birnkrant.
"The killing just doesn’t work," she said. "We have to focus on learning to coexist with these birds."
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