airport bird Articles

  • Aviation Testimonials.

    London Luton Airport - BIRD Tab. “London Luton Airport has very ambitious wildlife strike hazard reduction targets; Scarecrow B.I.R.D. Tab™ has been instrumental in delivering an 80% reduction in airfield bird sightings and a resulting reduction in controllable species bird strikes of over 90%. BIRD Tab is robust, easy to use and ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Swedish Airport Repels Seagulls and Blackbirds - Case Study

    The problem: Earlier in 2012, the bird control company – Birdblock, based in Lidingö, Sweden – began working with the Stockholm-Bromma Airport to deal with pest bird infestation. The airport authorities were concerned about the constant disturbances (and dangerous interferences) caused by pest seagulls and blackbirds in the airfield. The products and ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Testimonial Jersey International Airport

    Company: Jersey International Airport Location: Jersey, United Kingdom Product: Aerolaser Handheld Reason: Danger of low altitude bird strikes In use since: Summer of 2015 Benefits for Jersey International Airport Cost reduction in bird strike prevention Less ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • 5 Reasons Why Airports Use Laser Bird Deterrents to Prevent Bird Strikes

    According to the Federal Aviation Administration, 10,000 bird strikes occur a year, which we can estimate to be almost 26 bird strikes a day. Bird strikes are one of the top priorities for airport professionals because they can cause impact to planes and their engines, as well as create dangerous flying conditions if there is ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Vaclav Havel Airport Prague Case Study

    "The Scarecrow BIRD Tab system is very effective and easy to use. Airport operational staff can operate with the BIRD Tab system professionally after several weeks of experience " -Jan Kadlec , Head of Airfield Operations Václav Havel Airport Prague is the main international airport of Prague, the capital of Czech Republic It serves around 15 ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Aerolaser Handheld as bird strike prevention at Jersey International Airport, UK - Case Study

    The Aerolaser Handheld is the ideal addition to Jersey International Airports’ bird strike prevention methods. Not only became it easier, cheaper and quicker to scare away birds, some of the species stayed away altogether. Company: Jersey International Airport Location: Jersey, United ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Bird Problems Cause Dangers at Airports. Here is Why

    Birds commonly have a basic set of behaviours, within an airport you can encounter 3 basic bird behaviours: Birds fly in flocks. They will rest in open unused areas, which are the exact habitats found around many airports. They migrate south for Winters and North for Summers. These behaviours become problematic for airports because they have to spend a lot of ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Daddi Long Legs - Case Study

    A local taxi dispatch at an airport in New York was experiencing a major problem with seagulls. The birds were being fed by tourists and locals alike and roosting on the light fixtures afterward. This started to become a problem as bird strikes increased at the airport. A bird strike is the collision of a bird and aircraft, ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Bird controllers are essential to avoid Sully situation

    Bird strikes Effective bird control is essential to ensure aviation safety. New awareness for the risk of bird strikes in aviation is being raised by the release of motion picture “Sully: The Untold Story of the Miracle on the Hudson”. Wildlife strikes are relatively infrequent, only 3 percent of the strikes results in aircraft ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Luis Munoz Marin International Airport Case Study.

    Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, situated in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the busiest airport in the Caribbean by passenger traffic, acting as a hub between the Caribbean and mainland USA. The airport is a joint civil-military operation, and falls under the remit of the FAA. It is one of very few airports under FAA jurisdiction that is privatized. The airport currently caters ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Bird deterrents at Sarajevo Airport in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Case Study

    After a few months of using the combination of bird deterrents, bird numbers were reduced. It was determined that they needed additional Handhelds. Location: Sarajevo,Bosnia and Herzegovina Application context: Transport & infrastructure (Aviation) Problem definition: The risk of bird strikes at the airport Pest bird species: Crows (Corvidae), pigeons (Columbidae), ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • How to Keep Birds Away from Airports

    The last thing you want at an airport are birds hanging out around the tarmac and airfield. Pest birds can be very hazardous to aviation with birds colliding with aircraft, known as bird strikes, possibly causing aircraft to crash. Pest birds can be difficult to get rid of once they nest on your property. Here are a few tips on how ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Southampton Airport a safer place because of effective bird dispersal - Case Study

    Bird controllers at Southampton Airport are always on the lookout for new innovations to make this place safer for all the visitors and the people who are working there. The Aerolaser Handheld, in use since June 2014 and has proven to be an effective bird dispersal tool at Southampton Airport. “We use the Aerolaser Handheld all the time” ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Luton Airport Case Study.

    "The Airport has seen an 80% reduction in airfield bird sightings in the last year - Liam Bolger, Airfield Operations London Luton Airport"  • 80% reduction in airfield bird sightings since BIRD Tab implementation • BIRD Tab has minimised the risk of bird strike at Luton airport • Over 90% reduction in controllable species bird strikes London Luton ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Top bird free destinations in 2019

    Bird phobias are real! Over 12% of adults have a fear of birds. This fear can originate from having a negative experience with birds, such as being attacked.1 A person who develops this fear may want to find a destination that is bird free. Having a relaxing time means you don’t want to worry about anything. Many destinations around the world have a large population of birds. They can ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Gerald r. ford international airport prepares for pest bird landings

    A new 4,800-vehicle four-level parking structure, site work and a grand canopy entry area are currently under construction at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in the Grand Rapids area. The approximately $115-million project began in September 2007 and it is expected to be completed in October 2009. The Grand Canopy is a glass structure attached to the parking garage covering the roadway ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • New Chinese airport designed with built-in bird control - Case Study

    The Kunming Changshui International Airport, located in southwest China, had the potential for serious pest bird problems. The problem: The Kunming Changshui International Airport, located in southwest China, had the potential for serious pest bird problems. Set on a high plateau in the rural mountainous region, a flurry of bird activity plagued the area. It is estimated that ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Effective bird deterrent against gull nuisance at Texel airport - Case Study

    Location: Texel International Airport Product: Aerolaser HandheldMAX Reason: Gull nuisance on runway In use since: June 2016 The problem at Texel Airport is very specific. During a set period, there are gulls that increase the danger for low altitude bird ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Birds causing a problem at your airport? We have it sorted

    The Age Old Problem Well it continues , birds and planes do not mix and not only to they pose a threat to the integrity of the aircraft, birdstrike damage can be deadly and costly all round. The 9 standards which are set in respect to bird strike prevention (IBSC standards) require airports to take reasonable measures to understand the risk and to prevent the risks. 15 ...


    By Euro-matic UK Ltd.

  • Christchurch Airport Case Study.

    "Effectiveness while using distress calls is great. It is easy to use. Until recently we have had limited training however the latest training just received has given a greater insight on how to make updates and changes to make it more site specific"- Ian FaulknerManager of Fire and Airfield Operations ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

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