Bird-friendly renewable energy: introducing the Energy Task Force

Migrating birds get a lot of interference from human activity, and it’s unfortunate that some of it comes from our attempts to be more environmentally friendly.The killing of birds by wind turbines and other clean energy equipment may sound like a canard trotted out by those who oppose the proliferation of renewable generation, but the truth is that some birds, especially birds of prey, can find themselves in danger as they pass our installations.

Surfbirds

Last updated on 24 October 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Energy production and mining
Species group: 
Birds