Raptor Conservation Bibliography

A BASIC BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR RAPTOR CONSERVATION,  ESPECIALLY INVOLVING WIND POWER PROJECTS – Prepared by Gerald Niemi (2013)

Bildstein, K.L. 2006. Migrating raptors of the world: their ecology and conservation. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY U.S.A.

Bildstein, K.L., Smith, B.P.,  Ruelas Inzunza, E. and R.R. Veit [EDS.]. 2008. State of North America’s birds of prey. Nuttall Ornithological Club. Cambridge, MA and American Ornithologists’ Union, Washington, DC U.S.A.

Eichorn, M. K. Johst, R. Seppelt, and M. Drechsler. 2012. Model-based estimation of collision risks of predatory birds with wind turbines. Ecology and Society 17 (2):1.

Howe, R., W. Evans, and A. Wolf. 2002. Effects of wind turbines on birds and bats in northeastern Wisconsin. Report submitted to Wisconsin Public Service Corporation and Madison Gas and Electric Company by University of Wisconsin, Green Bay.

Johnson, G.D., W.P. Erickson, M.D. Strickland, M.F. Shepherd, D.A. Shepherd, and S.A. Sarappo. 2002. Collision mortality of local and migrant birds at a large-scale wind-power development on Buffalo Ridge, Minnesota. Wildlife Society Bulletin 30:879-887.

Krijgsveld, K.L., K. Akershoek, F. Schenk, F. Dijk, and S. Dirksen. 2009. Collision risk of birds with modern large turbines. Ardea 97: 357-366.

Longcore T., Rich C., Mineau P., MacDonald B., Bert D.G., et al. (2012) An Estimate of Avian Mortality at Communication Towers in the United States and Canada. PLoS ONE 7(4): e34025. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034025.

McCarty, K. and K.L. Bildstein. 2005. Using autumn hawk watch to track raptor migration and to monitor populations of North American birds of prey. Pages 718-185 in C.J. Ralph and T.D. Rich [EDS.], Bird conservation implementation and integration in the Americas; proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference 2002. General Technical Report PSW-GTR-191. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Albany, CA U.S.A.

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 2010. Birds and bird habitats, guidelines for wind power projects. October 2010- Interim Guidelines.

Piorkowski, M.D., A.J. Farnsworth, M. Fry, R.W. Rohrbaugh, J.W. Fitzpatrick, K.V. Rosenberg. 2012. Research priorities for wind energy and migratory wildlife.  Journal of Wildlife Management 76:451-456.

Seeland, H., G.Niemi, R.Regal, A. Peterson, C. Lapin. 2012. Determination of raptor migratory patterns over a large landscape. Journal of Raptor Research 46:283-295.

Smallwood, K.S. 2007. Estimating wind turbine-caused bird mortality. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:2731-2791.

Smallwood, K.S. and C. Thelander. 2008. Bird mortality in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area, California. Journal of Wildlife Management 72:215-223.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. 2009. Wind power guidelines. Olympia, WA U.S.A.

Web Links:

American Bird Conservancy. Wind Energy Policy. http://www.abcbirds.org/abcprograms/policy/collisions/wind_developments.html

The Wildlife Society. 2007. Impacts of wind energy facilities on wildlife and wildlife habitat. Technical Review available at http://www.enn.com/press_releases/2186

U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE. 2012. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service land-based wind energy guidelines.  USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC U.S.A. http://www.fws.gov/windenergy/docs/WEG_final.pdf