Right off the bat, merely looking at this report's title, who are we to determine what's high value wildlife, and therefore by implication, what's low value wildlife?
December 2013 Report: Wind Power and Wildlife in Maine: A State-wide Geographic Analysis of High-Value Wildlife Resources and Wind Power Classes
Read more here - and keep in mind that Maine's lead wind developer at the time, now defunct First Wind, was accorded "Eagle Level" status by Maine Audubon the same year as this report was published.
American Bird Conservancy has a job opening for a wind savvy bird expert. I can think of someone who would be perfect for the job. https://abcbirds.org/about/employment/#job-16969
This was the same value set for the Audubon settlement as well. In my opinion the deliberate and it is deliberate, destruction of eagles and their nesting habitat should be 10-20 times higher per bird. The money should also never go to groups like Audubon that help rig mortality research and hide the truth about wind energy destruction to species.
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