“Birds and power lines”
Collision, Electrocution and Breeding
Author: Ferrer, Miguel
Findings of 20 specialists from the United States, Mexico, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, South Africa and Spain on the subject of bird mortality due to collision and electrocution on electricity lines in a book coordinated by Dr. Miguel Ferrer, a raptor expert and Director of the Biological Station in the marshland area of Doñana in Spain. Together with the Dutch biologist Guyonne Janss.
Besides providing general information on the problem in the United States (R.N. Lehman, A.R. Ansell, M.G. Garret, A.D. Miller and R.R. Ollendorff), Europe (K. Bevanger; G. Janss, M. Ferrer) and South Africa (C.S. van Rooyen y J. Ledger), the research findings included deal with very specific cases concerning Spain. (J.A. Alonso, J.C. Alonso, V. Navazo, A. Lazo and J. Roig); ospreys in wetlands on the coast of Mexico(A. Castellanos, A.Ortega-Rubio and C.Arguelles-Mendez) and swans on the Swedish coast (S. Mathiasson).