Results Category: Wind Wildlife Research Fund

Hatchet Ridge, Pattern Energy

Bats, Wind Wildlife Research Fund Report

The Role of Regional-Scale Weather Variables in Predicting Bat Mortality and Acoustic Activity

A proof-of-concept study supported by the Wind Wildlife Research Fund explored the development of decision support tools that could inform targeted, proactive curtailment using regional-scale variables to predict increases in bat presence and collision risk.

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Eagles, Wind Wildlife Research Fund Journal Article

Improving Curtailment Strategies for Eagles

Preliminary report from research developing turbine-specific algorithms that incorporate eagle flight behavior recorded by camera-based detection systems into curtailment decisions to improve algorithms and reduce eagle collision risk.

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Bats, Wind Wildlife Research Fund Journal Article

Bat Activity and Fatality Rates

A study supported by the Wind Wildlife Research Fund investigated the relationship between pre-construction bat acoustic activity and post-construction bat fatality rates at wind energy facilities.

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Bats, Wind Wildlife Research Fund Report

Landscape Factors and Migratory Tree Bats

A study supported by the Wind Wildlife Research Fund used bat fatality data from a unique database to identify associations between fatality rates of migratory tree bats at wind energy facilities and landscape-level factors.

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Grouse, Wind Wildlife Research Fund Report

Lesser Prairie-Chicken Response to Wind Energy

A study supported by the Wind Wildlife Research Fund investigates the effects of wind energy infrastructure on lesser prairie-chickens over three years at a wind energy facility in Kansas.

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