Placement of Bird Flight Diverter | Gap Between Two Bird Flight Diverters

BIRD FLIGHT DIVERTER SHOULD BE FIXED ON WHICH CONDUCTORS

As per guidelines of Wildlife Institute of India, bird flight diverters must be fixed on all conductors, including OPGW/ Earth Wire.

GAP BETWEEN TWO BIRD FLIGHT DIVERTERS

Guidelines of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, vide their letter number F.No. 6-104/2019 WL dated 29.08.2019, say, that spacing between bird flight diverters should not be more than 5m to 10m. It has also been advised that Bird Flight Diverter should be visible at night.  

Letter available at this Government site  http://forestsclearance.nic.in/writereaddata/Order_and_Release/911181221212154.pdf -   

EXCERPTS OF THEIR LETTER IS GIVEN BELOW FOR REFERENCE: -




GUIDELINES ARE INTERPRETED AS FOLLOWS:

1. Gap between two Bird Diverters, fixed on transmission lines near forests, water bodies, creeks, landfills, forest lands or areas which falls directly in flight path of birds should not be more than 5 meters.



2. In areas, beyond 2 kms of forests, water bodies, creeks, landfills, forest lands or areas which falls directly in-flight path of birds, gap may go up to maximum 10 meters.