Calif. Wind Firm To Breed Condors To Replace Birds Killed by Turbines

"They are among the top goals of California environmentalists: preserving endangered species and replacing fossil fuels with clean energy.

Yet in the blustery skies above Kern County’s Tehachapi Mountains — where towering wind turbines churn with hypnotic rhythm — renewable energy and wildlife preservation appear to be headed for a disastrous collision.

After a decades-long effort to rescue the California condor from the brink of extinction, government officials say the critically endangered vultures are now at risk of being killed by spinning turbine blades."

Louis Sahagún reports for the Los Angeles Times February 28, 2021.

Source: LA Times, 03/03/2021