The requirements

3.1 The requirements, taking account of developments, are in general terms that aerodromes must establish a plan and programme that identifies, assesses and controls any hazards or potential hazards to aircraft operations caused by wildlife on, and in the vicinity of, the aerodrome. The plan should at least cover the following items:

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Training /Competency Requirements
  • Birdstrike Definitions & Reporting of Wildlife Strikes
  • Assessment of Hazards
  • Assessment of Risk
  • Aerodrome Wildlife Control
  • Habitat Management
  • Active Wildlife Control
  • The Wildlife Control Log
  • Safeguarding & Off Airfield Monitoring

3.2 The programme, defined in the plan shall cover, as a minimum:

  • Collection of data;
  • Bird strike and Wildlife strike reporting;
  • Risk reducing and safety enhancing actions.

Change Information

Second issue provides a general update and more guidance on the structure and content of a wildlife management plan.

Third issue fixes broken hyperlinks.

Fourth edition changes terminology to reflect ICAO, and corrects the document serial number.

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