Wind Turbines On The Great Lakes Threaten Migratory Birds

Study Shows that Wind-Energy should not be placed within 10 miles of the Great Lakes. Bats Also at Risk, New Radar Study Says. (Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2016) A radar study released last month by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) provides stark evidence that wind turbines on the Great Lakes pose an unacceptably high risk to … Continue reading Wind Turbines On The Great Lakes Threaten Migratory Birds

ABCbirds Wind Energy And Birds FAQ

Wind Energy And Birds FAQ — Part 1: Understanding The Threats By Michael Hutchins April 08, 2017 Michael Hutchins, Director of ABC's Bird-Smart Wind Energy Campaign, answers some of the more frequently asked questions about threats: How does wind energy threaten birds? What bird species are most threatened? How does the threat of wind energy compare to that … Continue reading ABCbirds Wind Energy And Birds FAQ

Lake Erie Proposed turbines threat to birds and public boating and fishing territory.

Opposition cites Kirtland’s Warblers in the area, The proposed project in the Hurons will be directly adjacent to known breeding areas for one of the world's rarest birds . . . the Kirtland's warbler. Important Bird Areas: Peshekee Highlands LTA  More wind turbines coming? October 29, 2017 | John Hageman | sanduskyregister.com The Ohio Power … Continue reading Lake Erie Proposed turbines threat to birds and public boating and fishing territory.

80% decline in golden plover numbers within the first two years of the wind farm’s operation.

At the Gordonbush wind farm in Sutherland, in a study done by the RSPB funded by SSE, in 2016, it was found that there had been an 80% decline in golden plover numbers within the first two years of the wind farm's operation. Study reveals that wind farm led to reduction in number of breeding … Continue reading 80% decline in golden plover numbers within the first two years of the wind farm’s operation.

Will Wind Turbines Ever Be Safe For Birds? |Audobon

Sure, it’s green energy—but it also results in hundreds of thousands of bird deaths each year. Emma Bryce | March 16, 2016 | Audubon In 2010 David Newstead, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service field biologist, visited the Gulf shoreline of Laguna Madre, Texas, to survey skimmers, terns, and egrets. But it was a flock … Continue reading Will Wind Turbines Ever Be Safe For Birds? |Audobon