The effect of wind turbines on bird populations is still debated and is a controversial issue. A YouTube video discusses how California’s largest wind farm cluster at Altamont Pass unintentionally kills golden eagles, burrowing owls and other birds. In another YouTube video, two White Storks fly close to a wind turbine. [...]
A female buzzard with dependent chicks was shot near her nest before flying some distance mortally injured. The bird was killed with a shotgun on the edge of Wheathampstead, Sandridge and old Welwyn village.
Sgt Jamie Bartlett appealed for help over the serious offence and said the bird did not die instantly and may have [...]