An application for a single wind turbine required an extended Phase 1 survey which included mapping habitats present with dominant plant species and evaluating any impacts on badger, otter and water vole as well as breeding birds and geese which fly over the site.
Right: Proposed site of wind turbine on rocky knoll with improved grassland
Frogspawn in pond at Whitmuir Farm
Otter spraint with frog bones at pond during amphibian breeding season
Pink-footed Goose Flight-lines and feeding areas identified as part of the extended Phase 1