Behavioural and environmental correlates of soaring-bird mortality at on-shore wind turbines

@inproceedings{Barrios2004BehaviouralAE,
  title={Behavioural and environmental correlates of soaring-bird mortality at on-shore wind turbines},
  author={L Barrios and Ana Rodr{\'i}guez},
  year={2004}
}
1. Wind power plants represent a risk of bird mortality, but the effects are still poorly quantified. We measured bird mortality, analysed the factors that led birds to fly close to turbines, and proposed mitigation measures at two wind farms installed in the Straits of Gibraltar, one of the most important migration bottlenecks between Europe and Africa. 2. Bird corpses were surveyed along turbine lines and an associated power line to estimate mortality rates. The behaviour of birds observed… CONTINUE READING

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