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Huge wind farm in the migration bottleneck of Zait Bay, Egypt?
Author: Hilgerloh, Gudrun; and Duchamp, Mark
Egypt was planning to construct a wind farm with 3,000 MW output in the area of Zait Bay. This is situated on the mainland of Egypt opposite the southern tip of Sinai and known for very strong northerly winds and large concentrations of soaring birds. Soaring birds avoid a sea crossing if at all possible because of the lack of thermals or they seek out the narrowest straits and cross the sea there. In Egypt soaring birds either migrate through Suez . . .More »