Using Wind Tunnels to Predict Bird Mortality in Wind Farms: The Case of Griffon Vultures
de Lucas, Manuela
Janss, Guyonne F. E.
- Publisher: Public Library of Science
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
Research Article | Biology | Biodiversity | Veterinary Science | Animal Behavior | Behavioral Ecology | Ornithology | Medicine | Ecological Environments | Agriculture | Q | R | Ecology | Evolutionary Biology | Science | Conservation Science | Spatial and Landscape Ecology | Animal Management | Zoology | Terrestrial Ecology
BACKGROUND: Wind farms have shown a spectacular growth during the last 15 years. Avian mortality through collision with moving rotor blades is well-known as one of the main adverse impacts of wind farms. In Spain, the griffon vulture incurs the highest mortality rates i...