Environment

Birdman: Steve Debus' lifelong quest to save threatened raptors

Heath Forsyth
Updated June 17 2024 - 9:13am, first published June 12 2024 - 3:50pm
Dr Steve Debus has been studying birds of prey for many years. He is seen here next to a fledging Little Eagle that Mr Debus put back on the branch after being released from a fox trap. Picture supplied.
Dr Steve Debus has been studying birds of prey for many years. He is seen here next to a fledging Little Eagle that Mr Debus put back on the branch after being released from a fox trap. Picture supplied.

Large-scale wind farms could potentially damage populations of threatened species of avian fauna such as the little Eagle, due to blade strikes, land clearing, and habitat fragmentation. That's the message from raptor expert Dr Steve Debus.

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Heath Forsyth

Heath Forsyth

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Local New England journalist covering all manner of issues social, political, sports, business. Please feel free to get in touch with me directly heath.forsyth@austcommunitymedia.com.au Mobile: 0407 410 222

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