Kessingland: Research call after sparrowhawk ‘killed by wind turbine blade'
"The dead bird was on short grass about 40 metres from the base of the turbine, together with feathers spread either side of it in a circle of about 10 metres, suggesting it was impacted from some height and then dropped down.
October 20, 2011
by David Green
in EADT 24
An ecological consultant is calling for more research into "bird kills" involving wind turbines following his discovery of a dead sparrowhawk close to a turbine within the Suffolk coastal strip.
The consultant, Tom Langton, from Sibton, near Saxmundham, a founder of the national Froglife conservation charity, made the discovery on Sunday when visiting the Africa Alive wildlife park at Kessingland where two 125-metre-high electricity generating turbines were built this summer by Triodos Renewables.
He said: "The dead bird was on short grass about 40 metres from the base of the turbine, together with feathers spread either side of it in a circle of... [continue via Web link]