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Avian Reports Published by NREL

Below is a list of NREL-published documents on avian issues. These reports are also available in the Wind-Wildlife Impacts Literature Database (WILD).

An Assessment of the Impacts of Green Mountain Power Corporation's Wind Power Facility on Breeding and Migrating Birds in Searsburg, Vermont

Avian Hearing and the Avoidance of Wind Turbines

Avian Monitoring and Risk Assessment at the San Gorgonio Wind Resource Area. Phase I Field Work: March 3, 1997 - May 29, 1998; Phase II Field Work: August 18, 1999 - August 11, 2000

Avian Monitoring and Risk Assessment at the Tehachapi Pass Wind Resource Area; Period of Performance: October 2, 1996 - May 27, 1998

Avian Risk and Fatality Protocol

Avian Risk Behavior and Fatalities at the Altamont Wind Resource Area

Avian Use of Norris Hill Wind Resource Area, Montana

Baseline Avian Use and Behavior at the CARES Wind Plant Site, Klickitat County, Washington

Bird Mortality at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area: March 1998 - September 2001

Bird Movements and Behaviors in the Gulf Coast Region: Relation to Potential Wind-Energy Developments. Period of Performance: 22 November 2000 - 31 October 2005

Bird Risk Behaviors and Fatalities at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area: Period of Performance, March 1998—December 2000

Comparison of Avian Responses to UV-Light-Reflective Paint on Wind Turbines

Development of a Practical Modeling Framework for Estimating the Impact of Wind Technology on Bird Populations

Minimization of Motion Smear: Reducing Avian Collisions with Wind Turbines

National Wind Technology Center Site Environmental Assessment: Bird and Bat Use and Fatalities-Final Report

Overview of the U.S. Department of Energy/National Renewable Energy Laboratory Avian Research Program

A Pilot Golden Eagle Population Study in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area, California

Ponnequin Wind Energy Project: Reference Site Avian Study

A Population Study of Golden Eagles in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area: Population Trend Analysis 1994-1997

A Population Study of Golden Eagles in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area: Second Year Progress Report

Preliminary Assessment of Potential Avian Interactions at Four Proposed Wind Energy Facilities on Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

Proceedings of National Avian-Wind Power Planning Meeting, 20-21 July 1994, Lakewood, Colorado

Proceedings of National Avian-Wind Power Planning Meeting II, 20-22 September 1995, Palm Springs, California

Response of Red-Tailed Hawks and Golden Eagles to Topographical Features, Weather, and Abundance of a Dominant Prey Species at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area, California

Searcher Bias and Scavenging Rates in Bird/Wind Energy Studies

Status of Avian Research at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Status of the U.S. Department of Energy/National Renewable Energy Laboratory Avian Research Program

Wind-Wildlife Impacts Literature Database (WILD) (Poster)