A predictive model for improving placement of wind turbines to minimise collision risk potential for a large soaring raptor.

Murgatroyd, M, Bouten, W, Amar, A. A predictive model for improving placement of wind turbines to minimise collision risk potential for a large soaring raptorJ Appl Ecol. 2020; 00: 1– 12. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13799

Win-win for wind energy and eagles

06 January 2021

By BES Press Office

Researchers create new tool that allows wind turbine developers to minimise risk of collisions with eagles. The findings are published in the Journal of Applied Ecology. https://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/win-win-for-wind-energy-and-eagles/

Ralston Paton, S., Smallie J., Pearson A., and Ramalho R. 2017. Wind energy’s impacts on birds in South Africa:

A preliminary review of the results of operational monitoring at the first wind farms of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement
Programme in South Africa.

BirdLife South Africa Occasional Report Series No. 2. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

https://www.birdlife.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Wind-Energy-and-Birds-Impacts.pdf

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