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Is Wind Energy a Threat to Migratory Birds?

One of the concerns regarding wind farms back before they became a fixture on the Midwest landscape was their potential effect on animal populations, especially birds. There have been some incidents that seem to validate this apprehension. Wind turbines have killed an average of 67 golden eagles per year in the San Francisco Bay area. (Perhaps that's a stat to tuck away for the next time a greeny suggests lead ammo is harming birds of prey.)

November 09, 2011