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Photo Gallery for Drivers on a North Carolina bridge slow down for migratory birds

This photo shows a bridge with a sign in front warning motorists to reduce their speed when purple martins are leaving or approaching the bridge. A light at the top of the sign flashes at those times (dawn and dusk).
Photo by Alisa Esposito
A flashing sign at dawn and dusk was all it took to get drivers to slow down for the purple martins on this bridge

Updated: 12/12/2012
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