Tag Archives: Bat Mortality

Flexible standards

Bird and bat mortality monitoring protocols specify searching a 50 metre radius from the centre of the turbine column. As can be seen from the photos below, this turbine pad extends only 8 metres behind the turbine and 12 metres … Continue reading

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Wind turbines can be deadly for bats

Wind turbines can be deadly for bats. Each year tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands are thought to fall victim to the tall, whirling turbines. Now, footage from heat-sensitive cameras suggests one reason why. Air currents at wind turbines … Continue reading

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