Posts tagged: Germany

Bats Take Dangerous Flight Into the Wind Farm

Wind turbines attract bats. They seem to appear particularly appealing to female noctule bats in early summer. In a pilot study, researchers of the German Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research in Berlin noticed this when they tracked the flight paths of noctule bats, Nyctalus noctula, using the latest GPS tracking devices. The bats […]

Tuesday August 23rd, 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bats Take Dangerous Flight Into the Wind Farm

Wind Turbines Cause Harm To Bat Populations

A study published in a German scientific journal this summer indicates that wind turbines in one area may pose a serious risk to populations of bats over the better part of a continent. The┬ástudy, performed by researchers from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW), showed that pipistrelle bats killed at German wind […]

Wednesday September 19th, 2012 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Wind Turbines Cause Harm To Bat Populations