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Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft in the United States 1990-2007
The civil and military aviation communities widely recognize that the threat to human health and safety from aircraft collisions with wildlife (wildlife strikes) is increasing (Dolbeer 2000,Expand
Height Distribution of Birds Recorded by Collisions with Civil Aircraft
Abstract The National Wildlife Strike Database for Civil Aviation in the United States contained 38,961 reports of aircraft collisions with birds (bird strikes) from 1990–2004 in which the reportExpand
Wildlife Hazard Management at Airports: A Manual for Airport Personnel
Prepared by Edward C. Cleary Staff Wildlife Biologist U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration Office of Airport Safety and Standards 800 Independence Avenue Washington, DCExpand
Increasing Trend of Damaging Bird Strikes with Aircraft Outside the Airport Boundary: Implications for Mitigation Measures
A basic tenet of programs to mitigate the risks of bird strikes with aircraft has been to focus management efforts at airports because various historical analyses of bird-strike data for civilExpand
MIGRATION PATTERNS OF DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANTS EAST OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS
Abstract.-The 5589 recovery records for Double-crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) banded in North America from 1923 to 1988 were analyzed to determine migration patterns and the source ofExpand
Ornithology and integrated pest management: red-winged blackbirds Agelaius phoeniceus and corn.
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The use of bird-resistant cultivars of corn, the deployment of frightening devices during the critical damage period, and the provision of alternative feeding sites are important components of an integrated management programme to accommodate Red-winged Blackbirds as a part of the wetland-agricultural complex in North America. Expand
Wildlife collisions with aircraft: a missing component of land-use planning for airports.
Projecting risks posed to aviation safety by wildlife populations is often overlooked in airport land-use planning. However, the growing dependency on civil aviation for global commerce can requireExpand
WINTER BEHAVIOR OF THE EASTERN BOX TURTLE, TERRAPENE C. CAROLINA L., IN EASTERN TENNESSEE
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During 196 8 , a quantitative and descriptive field study was made in a 23 acre woodland on a population of the eastern box turtle, finding smaller turtles were found to be more active in the fall and individual turtles generally had a peak in weight in the latter part of the summer. Expand
POPULATION DYNAMICS: THE FOUNDATION OF WILDLIFE DAMAGE MANAGEMENT FOR THE 21st CENTURY
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Population simulations using PM1 and PM2 demonstrated that for most vertebrate pest species considered, lethal control will be more efficient than reproductive control in reducing population levels. Expand
Migratory Canada geese cause crash of US Airways Flight 1549
In the United States alone, over 7400 bird–aircraft collisions (birdstrikes) were reported in 2007. Most of these strikes occurred during takeoff or landing of the flight, and it is during theseExpand
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