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Saving Eagles from Death by Collision With Power Lines

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Old Saturday 29th September 2018, 16:29   #1
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Thumbs up Saving Eagles from Death by Collision With Power Lines

No doubt this issue exists wherever there are large birds (predatory birds such as Eagles particularly susceptible as they scan the ground for prey) and Power Lines.

Perhaps if the issue is not being addressed in your area or country, you could advocate /trial these techniques

This comes from Tasmania, Australia, where there is only something like 400 breeding adults or less left of the magnificent Endangered Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila Audax Fleayi)

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?sto...d=208672578733

Further information here:
https://www.threatenedspecieslink.ta...led-Eagle.aspx




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Old Saturday 29th September 2018, 17:35   #2
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I once saw an Arctic Skua get killed by flying in to a phone or power line on the Shetland Islands.
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Exclamation Wedged-tail eagles deaths on TasNetworks power lines rises by 140 per cent

There needs to be a whole lot more done ......
https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-...bw&pfmredir=sm

This data makes this prior warning all the more relevant. When you consider the millions? of kms of power lines in the Australian mainland and world it becomes a significant issue for eagles.
https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-...smania/7405768





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Unhappy That Raptor bloke ......

More needs to be done on prevention, but 30% rehabilitated and released is better than zero.

https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2019-...es_articlelink




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