US Study Finds Wind Farms Slaughtering Local & Migrating Eagles Alike

Cue the outrage from green and wildlife groups!

Oh no, that’s right…it’s more important to scar pristine landscapes with industrial wind turbines, producing inefficient, expensive, costly, weather dependent power whilst slaughtering rare eagles, migrating birds and bats in order to “SAVE THE PLANET”!

What planet are we living on?

Insanity of a titanic scale and outright hypocrisy.

STOP THESE THINGS

Beheaded Golden Eagle Golden Eagle: takes one for the Planet …

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Wind turbines killing more than just local birds, study finds
Purdue University
Brian Wallheimer
28 September 2016

EST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wind turbines are known to kill large birds, such as golden eagles, that live nearby. Now there is evidence that birds from up to hundreds of miles away make up a significant portion of the raptors that are killed at these wind energy fields.

Using DNA from tissue and stable isotopes from the feathers of golden eagle carcasses, researchers from Purdue University and the U.S. Geological Survey found that golden eagles killed at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area in northern California can come from hundreds of miles away.

Golden eagles are a species of conservation concern, so understanding population-level differences and how individuals interact with turbines is key to meeting a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service target of no…

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