Tag: collisions

September 30, 2021

Scotland eagles face different wind turbine threats than in the U.S.

In 2017, the Scottish government became concerned when a lot of tagged golden eagles were disappearing or dying. People involved in the sport of grouse shooting claimed it wasn’t their...

April 22, 2021

Community science can steer wind farms away from eagles

As wind energy increases in the United States, researchers are looking for ways to protect birds that are at risk of dying from striking wind turbines. One way is through...

May 8, 2019

‘Shot in the dark’: UV light deters cranes from power lines

Mounting ultraviolet lights that shine on power lines reduced sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) collisions by 98 percent in a key Nebraska migration stopover for the birds. The technique protects the...