Why wind turbines aren't bird killers

Rotors of wind power plants can be dangerous for animals. Contrary to public opinion, however, only a few birds die from wind turbines.

Around 20 dead birds per plant

Size not crucial

About the author

Lukas Rüttimann is a journalist, copywriter and storyteller. He has worked for numerous Swiss newspapers and magazines, in various capacities from reporter to editor-in-chief. As a freelancer, he covers a broad spectrum, with sustainable, social, cultural and economic topics particularly close to his heart. Lukas Rüttimann has lived in the USA, among other places, but now lives and works from Zurich.