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The FAA's Wildlife Strike Database contains reported bird strikes and wildlife strikes since 1990. You can submit strikes electronically through their website, query the wildlife strike database, or download the entire bird strike database. To join our electronic mailing list and receive notices of upcoming wildlife mitigation training and events click here.


The Center for Wildlife and Aviation engages the resources of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott with other institutions including the Federal Aviation Administration, United States Department of Agriculture-Wildlife Services, Department of Defense-Air Force and Navy, Bird Strike International committee, and other concerned entities for the purposes of
  • Collecting, maintaining, and disseminating relevant bird strike data and bird strike research
  • Advertising wildlife mitigation training programs, management policies, and operational plans
  • Bridging the gap between the scientific community and stakeholders, including the general public, through effective communication, i.e. (press releases, public forums, how-to handbooks, web site, newsletters )
  • Certifying Qualified Wildlife Biologists and making the list of Qualified Wildlife Biologists available on this website
Slide Show Damage from Actual Bird Strikes
Damage from actual bird strikes.

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Recent Bird Strikes in the News

  • Why Do Bird Keep Crashing Into Cars and Planes?
    The Week
  • Incident: Lufthansa A321 at Beirut on Mar 17th 2015, Bird Strike
    The Aviation Herald
  • Bird-strike on rescue helicopter and lifeboat capsizes in missing woman search at Brempton Cliffs
    Hull Daily Mail
  • Ask the Captain: Birds, balloons and drones
    USA Today
  • Laser guns keep birds at bay in Odisha's lone airport
    Odisha Sun Times

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