Skookumchuck Wind Facility - Eagle Incidental Take Permit

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Golden eagle perched

Location/Size: Lewis and Thurston Counties, WA.  https://www.riley-group.com/Projects/skookumchuck-wind/

Eagle Take Permit Issued/Expires: 2/5/2020 - 2/4/2050

Authorized Take:  50 Golden eagles and 146 Bald eagles over 30 years

Mitigation Required:  145 to 332 pole retrofits, 30-year or 10-year retrofit longevity, respectively, for the first five years. Subsequent rounds of retrofits will occur at 5-year intervals during the permit tenure.

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FEIS TE13242D 2019_0516.pdf4.34 MB4.34 MB
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Eagle Coordinator/Raptor Biologist
Migratory Birds,
Migratory Bird Permits
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Bird Biology, Conservation, Management, Monitoring, Habitat Management and Restoration,
Renewable Energy, Human/Raptor Conflicts, Eagle Compensatory Mitigation,
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A large raptor, the bald eagle has a wingspread of about seven feet. Adults have a dark brown body and wings, white head and tail, and a yellow beak. Juveniles are mostly brown with white mottling on the body, tail, and undersides of wings. Adult plumage usually is obtained by the sixth year. In...

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