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bos2Loons Are Getting Squeezed by Wind Farms

By Jerry Howard –  Hakai Magazine –  January 14, 2019
Wind turbines don’t just wallop birds that collide with their spinning blades, they also shift where birds choose to fly and land. A new study shows that wind farms in the German North Sea have squeezed loons into a smaller resting spot along their spring migration route, which could make it harder for them to find food. Scientists suggest that as wind energy developments become more common, these subtler effects need to be considered. Read full article here.

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