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WoodlandParkZoo

Raptors and Wind Farms

2,470 views 4 months ago
Produced by Ryan Hawk
Voiced by Karen Ofthus
Find out more about the work being done by Woodland Park Zoo with wind turbine research at http://woodlandparkzblog.bl...
The work shown in the video is part of a 14-year collaboration with WDFW, on a Woodland Park Zoo Living Northwest project called Raptor Ecology of the Shrub-Steppe. For the last three years, they have focused on the effects of wind power on ferruginous and Swainson's hawks at high-density wind farm sites in south-central Washington and north-central Oregon. Zoo researchers closely monitor hawks' use of nesting ranges, flight patterns, and interactions in turbine collision zones. Show less
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