Covering up the massacre

Not that hard to fins species that are very seldom killed by windfarms. There are no eagels! But what about birds that are in thousands…..

World Council for Nature


GRULLA MONTES CIERZO
European crane.
Unlike cats, cars and buildings, wind turbines kill cranes, eagles, storks etc.


Wind farms: a slaughter kept hidden from the public
15 May 2015


Submission to the Australian Senate – updated version
WIND TURBINES SELECT COMMITTEE
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600


Subject:
Impact of wind turbines on bird and bat populations



Distinguished Senators of the Commonwealth of Australia,


Australian members of our organisation have complained to us that mortality predictions being used in Australia to assess the impacts of wind turbines on birds and bats are minimised to a level that thoroughly misleads decision makers. To wit, in a widely used report prepared for the Australian Government by consultant Biosis Research Pty Ltd, we read: “the additional mortality predicted for the cumulative effects of turbine collisions for wind farms within the range of the Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagle (TWTE) is likely to result in the additional death of…

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