Tag: UV light

May 8, 2019

‘Shot in the dark’: UV light deters cranes from power lines

Mounting ultraviolet lights that shine on power lines reduced sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) collisions by 98 percent in a key Nebraska migration stopover for the birds. The technique protects the...

February 6, 2019

When flying squirrels glow pink

Three species of flying squirrels, including southern (Glaucomys Volans), northern (Glaucomys sabrinus) and Humboldt’s flying (Glaucomys oregonensis) squirrels, turn a bright pink when they’re under ultraviolet light, researchers found. Biologist...