Nesting and perching deterrents for the White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)

Nesting and perching deterrents for the White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)

Birdlife
Birdlife

Nesting and perching deterrents for the White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)

Devise a system that prevents the White Stork from nesting on the cross arms or other insulation points of electricity towers.

Geographic scope: 

Andalusia, Castilla y León and Madrid

Results: 
  • Installation of three models of nesting and perching deterrents (two models, spikes and electric shock track, designed by Red Eléctrica and a third, commercially available, umbrella model) on a total of 18 towers of two electricity lines.
Period: 

2001-ongoing

In collaboration with: 
  • Asistencias Técnicas CLAVE, S.L.
  • Departamento de Producción Vegetal. Unidad de Zoología. EI Forestal y del Medio Natural. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid