Number Three Wind Energy, LLC (Number Three) is developing the Number Three Wind Energy Project (Project) in Lewis County, New York (Figure 1). To assist in the development of the Project, Number Three contracted Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST) to conduct pre-construction breeding bird surveys. This study was designed and conducted to meet objectives and recommendations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) 2016 Guidelines for Conducting Bird and Bat Studies at Commercial Wind Energy Projects (NYSDEC 2016a) and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines (USFWS 2012). This final report contains results of pre-construction breeding bird use surveys conducted from June 4 – July 12, 2016.
Pre-Construction Breeding Bird Surveys Number Three Wind Energy Project Lewis County, New York
Bay, K.; Fritchman, C.; Ritzert, J.; DiDonato, G. (2017). Pre-Construction Breeding Bird Surveys Number Three Wind Energy Project Lewis County, New York. Report by Western Ecosystems Technology Inc (WEST). pp 1-18.