The Wind Farm That Doesn't Kill Birds

06/04/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Suzanne Goldenberg, US Environment Correspondent

It could be considered an air traffic control system for birds who have flown perilously off course. A wind farm in southern Texas, situated on a flight path used by millions of birds each autumn and spring, is pioneering the use of radar technology to avoid deadly collisions between a 2,500lb rotating blade and bird.