A recent article in The Washington Post has sparked much discussion about human-wildlife conflict, specifically on bird aircraft strikes. The author lists the number of bird strikes at Washington, D.C. area’s three international airports. She also mentions the resources used by the FAA and USDA APHIS WS to prevent bird strikes. This article comes three weeks following the Bird Strike Conference.
Wildlife professionals, please weigh in. The article’s comments could benefit from more professional opinions.