oa Madoqua - Birds and electricity transmission lines in South West Africa /Namibia
|Article Title||Birds and electricity transmission lines in South West Africa /Namibia|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 Directorate of Nature Conservation and Recreational Resorts, Windhoek, South West Africa/Namibia|
|Publication Date||Jan 1989|
|Pages||59 - 67|
|Keyword(s)||California condor, Ecological factors, Economic factors, Endemic Cape vulture, European griffon, Flamingoes, Habitat type, Hydroelectricity, Large nest structures, Nests, Nests in transmission towers, Vegetation types, Wattled crane and White stork|
1447 km of 330 kV and 220 kV electricity transmission lines in South West Africa/Namibia were surveyed from a helicopter. Only one collision victim, a secretarybird Sagittarius serpenturius, was found, and there was no evidence of bird electrocution.
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