windfarms and bats

To: "Stephen Ambrose" <>, <>
Subject: windfarms and bats
From: "Chris Corben" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 09:03:10 +1000
So if bats are
attracted to wind turbines to feed on these insects, they risk being killed
by wind turbines (either from barotrauma or by being struck by a moving

IF they are attracted to the insects! A more likely scenario is that they are attracted to what looks to them like a very big tree, which could host roosting sites or be a favoured mating site (eg butterflies on hilltops).

Cheers, Chris.

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