CPD Guidelines – Cape Vulture and Wind Farms Guidelines

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Guidelines for impact assessment, monitoring and mitigation.

August 2018

Compiled by Dr Morgan Pfeiffer and Samantha Ralston-Paton

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INTRODUCTION

The Cape Vulture is Endangered and endemic to southern Africa. Although to date there have been relatively few Cape Vulture fatalities reported at wind farms in South Africa when compared to other sources of vulture fatality, wind energy has been identified as a potential new threat.

VALIDATION

Validated and approved by: BirdLife South Africa

This guideline is validated for 0.1 CPD credits in category 1.