August 5, 2015 - Wildlife strike reporting for
both commercial and general aviation airports
continues to increase, according to a new report
by renowned wildlife expert Dr. Richard A.
At the request of the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA), Dolbeer recently published
wildlife report, which shows that 47
percent of the wildlife strikes that occurred
from 2009 to 2013 were reported to the FAA’s
National Wildlife Strike Database. That number
is up from 42 percent for the previous reporting
period of 2004 to 2008.
The report concludes that the FAA’s proactive
continuing outreach actions with its aviation
industry and government partners have improved
the quantity and quality of voluntary wildlife