Well said, Bruce. I agree. Birds and apparently bats also have
some pretty distinct migratory routes or stopping off points, so
siting makes a big difference, too.
Bruce Parfitt wrote:
> I've read that it depends on the kind of turbine. Some rotate
> slowly enough that the birds can see the blades and avoid
> them. I don't know if that's the whole story however... Bird
> (and bat) conservation groups need to work with the Wind
> industry to figure this out. No need to be adversaries. We
> should be able to have both birds and turbines, as
> demonstrated by the email below.
> Bruce Parfitt Johnson, VT