How many birds are killed from electric power lines?

Far more birds are killed from power lines than from running into wind turbines. For every 1,000,000 kilowatt hours of electricity that travel through the US electric distribution system, 8 birds are killed via entanglement or electrocution.

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Energy Fact – Fossil fuels and power lines kill more birds than wind turbines

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