Windmills are not healthy for bats, eagles and other flying things.
The giant Bird Cuisinarts are at it again. Only this time they’re killing bats. Well, a bat, but an endangered bat. Windmills stopped at night after bat death Thirty-five windmills at a western Pennsylvania wind farm have been silenced at night since a bat that belongs to an endangered species was found dead under one of the turbines. The Tribune-Democrat of Johnstown is reporting the | Read More »
Oh, the Humanity! Birds, Turtles and the Oil Spill
Day #8 of wildlife rescue response to the BP oil spill, and Oiled Bird #2 has been rescued. That’s not to imply that there’s no threat to the bird population, however. It’s nesting season in the refuge. In response to the threat, the Deepwater Horizon Unified Command issued the following press release: Due to heightened interest in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, media aircraft have | Read More »
Sea Turtle Necropsy Results!
#OilSpill: Yesterday’s news, in the LATimesblog: Gulf oil spill: 23 dead sea turtles wash ashore in Mississippi That story said that necropsies were being performed on the dead turtles. How long can a turtle necropsy take? Thanks to Google, today I was able to find a reference to the necropsy results. It’s contained in an AP wire story at the website of WTVM in Columbus, | Read More »