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Vultures blind to the dangers of wind farms

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Collisions with turbines a result of visual adaptation for foraging.


Vultures have such large blind spots in their visual field that they cannot see objects directly in front of them when they fly. This discovery explains why vultures frequently collide with conspicuous structures such as wind turbines and power lines, despite having some of the sharpest eyes of any animal.


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