Mammal management: Strike mitigation measures and practices at European airports

Samantha Ball*, Anthony Caravaggi, Jeremy Nicholson, Fidelma Butler

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Abstract

Highlights
•Foxes (91%) and rabbits (81%) were the most frequently recorded species at airfields.
•The diversity of mammals reported ranged from 2 to 13 taxa (
= 7) across airfields.
•77% of airfields reported the presence of wildlife attractants airside.
•A suite of the most frequently implemented management measures was identified.
•8 management measures were identified as successful by >70% of executing airfields.
Original languageEnglish
Article number102408
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Air Transport Management
Volume110
Early online date18 Apr 2023
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2023

Keywords

  • Wildlife strikes
  • strike mitigation
  • mammals
  • airfields
  • wildlife management

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