Bird-saving spirals

Bird-saving spirals

Birdlife
Birdlife

Bird-saving spirals

Minimise the collision of birds with smaller diameter cables and decrease the frequency of birds flying through the electricity lines.

Geographic scope: 

Nation-wide

Results: 
  • Bird-saving spiral device since 1989.
  • Shows a reduction in both the frequency of birds flying through electricity lines, as well as the frequency of collisions with the same (reduction of 60%, reaching 75% regarding protected species).
Period: 

1989-ongoing

In collaboration with: 
  • Former ‘Sevillana de Electricidad’. Endesa
  • Iberdrola
  • Doñana Biological Station (CSIC)
  • Former Environmental Agency of Andalusia
  • Former Environmental Agency of Extremadura
  • Former Nature Conservation Institute