Bird mortality - causes

Estimated bird mortality from selected anthropogenic causes in the U.S. in 2005

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 14, 2008
Bird mortality - causes The statistic represents the mortality rate of birds from various anthropogenic causes in the United States in 2005. It is estimated that U.S. wind turbines accounted for less than 0.01 percent of bird deaths that year.
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Estimated bird mortality from selected anthropogenic causes in the U.S. in 2005

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YearBird mortality
Buildings (I)58.2%
Power lines (II)13.7%
Pet cats (III)10.6%
Automobiles (IV)8.5%
Pesticides (V)7.1%
Communications towers (VI)0.5%
Wind turbines* (VII)0.01%
Airplanes*0.01%
YearBird mortality
Buildings (I)58.2%
Power lines (II)13.7%
Pet cats (III)10.6%
Automobiles (IV)8.5%
Pesticides (V)7.1%
Communications towers (VI)0.5%
Wind turbines* (VII)0.01%
Airplanes*0.01%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 14, 2008
The statistic represents the mortality rate of birds from various anthropogenic causes in the United States in 2005. It is estimated that U.S. wind turbines accounted for less than 0.01 percent of bird deaths that year.
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