Cats, not windmills, bigger threat to birds

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Nation'l Academy of Sciences reports that birds are in greater danger from cats, high buildings, power lines than high-power swirling blades of wind generators. The article, however, stresses that "scientists' biggest concern was reserved for bats." Problem is though-"when researchers sought dead bats around wind machines, bat corpses may have been missed or already absconded by predators."

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