Wind turbines kill fewer birds than cats, cell towers

September 15, 2014 10:18 PM

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Wind turbines kill fewer birds than cats, cell towers

Wind turbines kill between 214,000 and 368,000 birds annually -- a small fraction compared to the estimated 6.8 million fatalities from collisions with cell and radio towers and the 1.4 billion to 3.7 billion deaths from cats, according to the peer-reviewed study by two federal scientists and the environmental consulting firm West Inc.

Wind turbines kill between 214,000 and 368,000 birds annually -- a small fraction compared to the estimated 6.8 million fatalities from collisions with cell and radio towers and the 1.4 billion to 3.7 billion deaths from cats, according to the peer-reviewed study by two federal scientists and the en...

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