Windmill v. bird


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  2. papertiger Says:

    JB, is it alright if I store this here?WSJ – Windmills are killing our birds – One standard for oil companies, another for green energy sources. Condors wind farms on collision course Take away quotes; "Nearly 1/3 of the captive-bred California condors are missing." "If one looks into the scientific literature, ‘collision’ is nearly always listed as a major cause of death to condors. Collision with what? Reports are careful to point out that, despite killing thousands of other bird-of-prey species a year, condors are, somehow, miraculously, not victims of the turbines.""The leading cause of golden eagle mortality in California is collision with prop wind turbines. Golden eagles are lighter and more agile in the air than giant, awkward condors. If eagles can’t avoid the blades, how can a clumsy flier like the imperiled California condor?"PBS video – Fatal attraction: Birds and wind turbines – Excellent quality report that doesn't pull any punch. Take away quote; "When was the last time anyone saw a cat kill a golden eagle, an owl, or a red tail hawk?"Jim Weigand – source for background on condor vs prop tubines – probably should do a google.

  3. papertiger Says:

    Just storing this here.Bald and Eagle Protection Act"A violation of the Act can result in a fine of $100,000 ($200,000 for organizations), imprisonment for one year, or both, for a first offense. Penalties increase substantially for additional offenses, and a second violation of this Act is a felony." MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY ACT

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