Wind turbines threaten swans, says bird expert - Windsor - CBC News:
A waterfowl specialist says wind turbines could spell danger for Tundra swans and the economy in Lambton County.Read the full article at CBC News
Dr. Scott Petrie said building industrial wind farms in Grand Bend, Ont., will scare the birds from their annual migration stop.
He said the province isn't considering how the 250 turbines proposed for the area will affect wildlife.
"By putting the turbines in inappropriate places, it actually is tantamount to habitat loss. You wouldn't put an office tower next to a coastal wetland, why would you put a wind turbine there?" he said.