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2012, Islay Offshore Wind Farm, Environmental Statement, Interim Ornithology Chapter

2012, Islay Offshore Wind Farm, Environmental Statement, Interim Ornithology Chapter

Topic categories:

Birds

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

Dec 2009 - Sep 2012

Development:

Islay

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

STW

Organisation:

Islay Offshore Wind Farm

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

The immediate study area and the main subject of this chapter is the footprint of the Islay Offshore Wind Farm site, which covers an area of 94.6 km2.

Boat-based surveys of the site included the site footprint plus an additional 4 km
buffer covering a total area of 311.8 km2 (hereafter described as the ‘site+buffer’).
The width of the buffer was b...