Essential Papers for Airport Wildlife Managers

Essential Papers for Airport Wildlife Managers

Below is a list of papers we consider to be essential reading for airport wildlife managers. They are all available in our Zotero e-library which is available upon request to all BSAC members. Go here to request access, or here to join BSAC.

  1. Anonymous. n.d. Aviation Handbook.
  2. Belant, J.L., and J.A. Martin. 2011. Bird Harassment, Repellent and Deterrent Techniques for Use on and near Airports: A Synthesis of Airport Practice. Federal Aviation Administration, Airport Cooperative Research Program Synthesis 23.
  3. Biedenweg, T.A., M.H. Parsons, P.A. Fleming, and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Sounds Scary? Lack of Habituation Following the Presentation of Novel Sounds. PLoS ONE 6 (1): 8.
  4. Blokpoel, H. 1976. Bird Hazards to Aircraft.  Problems and Prevention of Bird/Aircraft Collisions. Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited in association with the Canadian Wildlife saervice and Publishing Centre, Supply and Services Canada.
  5. Bomford, M., and P.H. O’Brien. 1990. Sonic Deterrents in Animal Damage Control: A Review of Device Tests and Effectiveness. Wildlife Society Bulletin 18: 411–22.
  6. Both, I., H. van Gasteren, and A. Dekker. 2010. A Quantified Species Specific Bird Hazard Index. In Proceedings of the International Bird Strike Committee, IBSC29:17. WP-01. Cairns, Australia.
  7. Civil Aviation Authority. 2006. CAP 680 Birdstrike Risk Management. London, England: UK Civilian Aviation Authority.
  8. Civil Aviation Authority. 2008. CAP 772 Birdstrike Risk Management for Aerodromes. Norwich, UK: UK Civilian Aviation Authority Safety Regulation Group.
  9. Civil Aviation Authority. 2014. Wildlife Hazard Management at Aerodromes. Aerodrome Standards Department, Safety Regulation Group, Gatwick Airport South, West Sussex, UK.
  10. Cleary, E., and A. Dickie. 2010. Guidebook for Addressing Aircraft/Wildlife Hazards at General Aviation Airports. ACRP Report 32. Airport Cooperative Research Program ACRP Report. Federal Aviation Administration.
  11. Cleary, E., and R.A. Dolbeer. 2005. Wildlife Hazard Management at Airports: A Manual for Airport Personnel. Second Edition. Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  12. Coccon, F., M. Zucchetta, G. Bossi, M. Borrotti, P. Torricelli, and P. Franzoi. 2015. A Land-Use Perspective for Birdstrike Risk Assessment: The Attraction Risk Index. PLoS ONE 10 (6): 16.
  13. Desoky, A.E.S.S. 2014. “Strategies of Rodent Control Methods at Airports.” Global Journal of Science Frontier Research: C Biological Science 14 (2): 7.
  14. DeVault, T.L., M.J. Begier, J.L. Belant, B.F. Blackwell, R.A. Dolbeer, J.A. Martin, T.W. Seamans, A. Washburn, and B.E. Washburn. 2013. Rethinking Airport Land-Cover Paradigms: Agriculture, Grass, and Wildlife Hazards. Human–Wildlife Interactions 7 (1): 10–15.
  15. DeVault, T.L., B.F. Blackwell, and J.L. Belant. 2013. Wildlife in Airport Environments: Preventing Animal-Aircraft Collisions through Science-Based Management. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, in association with The Wildlife Society.
  16. Harris, R.E., and R.A. Davis. 1998. Evaluation of the Efficacy of Products and Techniques for Airport Bird Control. TP2193. Ottawa, Ontario: Aerodrome Safety Branch, Transport Canada.
  17. International Civil Aviation Organization. 2020. Airport Services Manual: Part 3 — Wildlife Hazard Management. FIFTH EDITION. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: International Civil Aviation Organization.
  18. Jackson, J. 2001. Understanding Bird-Strike Potential: Niche Concepts, Birds, Airports. In Bird Strike Committee-USA/Canada Joint Annual Meeting, 3:243–53. Calgary, Alberta.
  19. Jacoby, V.E. 1977. Plane as a Deterrent and Attractant. In Proceedings of the Bird Strike Committee Europe, 12:6. WP15. Paris, France.
  20. Kelly, T.C., R. Bolger, M.J.A. O’Callaghan, and P.D. Bourke. 2001. Seasonality of Bird Strikes: Towards a Behavioural Explanation. In Bird Strike Committee-USA/Canada Joint Annual Meeting, 3:205–8. Calgary, Alberta.
  21. Mackinnon, B., R. Sowden, and S. Dudley. 2001. Sharing the Skies: An Aviation Guide to the Management of Wildlife Hazards. Ottawa, Ontario: Transport Canada, Aviation Publishing Division.
  22. Meeking, D.N. 1998. Bird-Aircraft Strike Hazards: An Overview of the Risks, Costs and Management. TP13272E. Montreal, Quebec: Transportation Development Centre, Safety and Security, Transport Canada.
  23. Milsom, T. 1990. The Use of Bird Strike Statistics to Monitor the Hazard and Evaluate Risk on UK Civil Aerodromes. In Proceedings of the Bird Strike Committee Europe, 20:303–20. WP30. Helsinki, Finland.
  24. Thorpe, J. 1972. Analysis of Bird Strikes. In Proceedings of the Bird Strike Committee Europe, 7:19. 2.12. London, England.

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