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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.

Mission

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

  • Wildlife biologist helps keep LRAFB airfield, pilots safe
    Arkansas Online
    2015-07-26
  • Soaring Bird Population Prompts FAA to Consider Plane Safety
    Bloomberg Business
    2015-07-20
  • Bird strike causes 747 cargo plane to make precautionary landing at anchorage airport
    KTUU Alaska
    2015-07-14
  • Ask the Captain: At what altitude are plane safe from birds?
    USA Today
    2015-07-12
  • Strike Out
    The Economist
    2015-07-04


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