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Table 1 Avian mortality by electrocution and collision in 15 kV power lines in the Gobi Desert (Mongolia)

From: Avian-power line interactions in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia: are mitigation actions effective?

Taxonomic group Species Electrocution Collision Abundance/10 km Birds/100 poles Birds/10 km IUCN
Syst. Non-Syst.
Raptors Aegypius monachus 0 0 0 0.39 0 0 NT
  Aquila chrysaetos 0 0 0 0.03 0 0 LC
  Aquila nipalensis 0 0 0 0.14 0 0 EN
  Bubo bubo 0 1 0 0 0 LC
  Buteo hemilasius 11 3 0 0.56 1.01 0.83 LC
  F. tinnunculus/naumanni 5 0 0 0 0.46 0.38 LC
  Falco cherrug 5 2 0 0.03 0.46 0.38 EN
  Falco naumanni 4 0 0 0.03 0.37 0.30 LC
  Falco tinnunculus 1 0 0 0 0.09 0.08 LC
  Gypaetus barbatus 0 0 0 0.11 0 0 NT
  Gyps himalayensis 0 0 1 1.02 0 0.08 NT
  Milvus migrans 4 0 0 1.80 0.37 0.30 LC
Corvids Corvus corax 33 3 0 0.39 3.02 2.48 LC
Other birds Charadrius veredus 0 0 1 0 0.08 LC
  Eremophila alpestris 0 0 2 0 0.15 LC
  Melanocorypha mongolica 0 0 1 0 0.08 LC
  Phalacrocorax carbo 2 2 0 0.18 0.15 LC
  Syrrhaptes paradoxus 0 0 3 0 0.23 NT
Unidentified Unknown species 11 1 0 1.01 0.83  
  Total 76 12 8   6.96 5.72  
  1. The table shows the number of electrocuted birds in systematic (Syst.) and non-systematic sampling (Non-Syst.); birds colliding with power lines (Collision); recorded birds in transects carried out in the area of the power lines studied (Abundance/10 km); electrocution rate measured in number of birds per 100 poles (Birds/100 poles); electrocution or collision rate measured in number of birds per 10 km (Birds/10 km). For the “Total”, we have only used electrocuted birds. For electrocution and collision rates we have only used birds recorded in the systematics samplings; abundance was estimated only for diurnal raptor and corvids; global threat level according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)