Posts tagged: West Coast

Bird Collision with Wind Turbine

Here is an real video of a bird collision with a wind turbine.  The video is not edited and is graphic, so please be advised.    

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Turbines and Migratory Peregrine Falcons

Researchers have been studying the migration of peregrine falcons on South Padre Island for some 30 years, and have just completed their spring work, which included placing innovative transmitters on three falcons. Two of the birds have already flown north of Dallas on their journey to arctic breeding grounds.

Saturday May 5th, 2012 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Turbines and Migratory Peregrine Falcons

Wind Energy Poses Threat to Golden Eagle Population

Berkshire Bird Sanctuary’s Pete Dubacher and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Robert Bryce on the threat windmills pose to golden eagles.  

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Golden Eagle Study – Episode 1

In Southern California there has been several studies that review the impact on Golden Eagles in the Pacific Flyway.  Take a look at this summary episode 1.  This clip shows you some of the proposed locations where they want to introduce the windpower.  

Sunday January 15th, 2012 in , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Golden Eagle Study – Episode 1

Birds Flying Near Turbines

Migratory birds tend to follow wind currents that help reduce the energy they spend on their trips.  Unfortunately these currents are also ideal for turning turbines for green energy.  In this video you can see a couple of migratory birds that are flying in the same area as these turbines.  

Wednesday December 21st, 2011 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Birds Flying Near Turbines