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Three ways airports can reduce the risk and incidence of bird strike

The statistics around bird strikes and airports are enough to leave you reeling. The sheer scale of the problem and magnitude of its occurrence is one of modern life’s lesser-known by-products. And it’s on the increase due to the amount of flights we, as humans, are taking. With more flights operated by a greater choice […]

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The oystercatcher and the airport

How changing behaviour poses new risks and demands new methods Why would a bird continue to nest and live within the perimeter fences of a major airport? And why, despite several attempts to scare them off, and an increasing number of deaths as they unwittingly fly into the flight path of planes, would their numbers […]

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The importance of data logging, reporting and analysing airside bird behaviour

In the field of medicine, it is widely agreed that prevention is better than cure. This could also be true for bird behaviour management in and around airports. Airport bird control is about far more than just bird dispersal. It is also about managing potential habitats to minimise the need for dispersal. Ongoing reporting using […]

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Training 2018

Burgas Airport, Bulgaria Upgrade to Scarecrow BIRD TAB. After Purchasing the original Scarecrow Data logging system, Ultima, in 2013 Burgas Airport were keen to upgrade to the latest Scarecrow BIRD TAB software to enhance their Wildlife Control Program. Lee Travelled to Burgas Airport in May to provide the Wildlife Control staff with hands on training […]

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Key Business Events 2018

Scarecrow feature in International Airport Review Scarecrow were delighted to be given the opportunity to submit a piece to International Airport Review regarding the mitigation of Wildlife Hazards at airports, and the use of bio-acoustics as part of that process. Please see the attached link for access to the full article International Airport Review Article […]

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Other Scarecrow News 2018

Celebrating 6 Years. Whilst the Scarecrow Group has been successfully trading, and dispersing birds from unwanted locations, for some 34 years, the current owners, in celebration of their 6th anniversary of ownership, took all staff out for the evening, dining at The Maze Restaurant, Mayfair, London, the stunning restaurant owned by the renowned world famous […]

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Key Business Events 2017

 Scarecrow wins tender bid in Thailand Scarecrow are pleased to announce a tender win for providing bird dispersal systems and data logging software at U-Tapao International Airport, Thailand. The airport is a joint civil-military public airport serving the Rayong and Pattaya cities in Thailand. In conjunction with our local agent, Aquip Co., Ltd, a presentation […]

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Training 2017

Training at Guayaquil airport Ecuador Following the airport “upgrading” their previous Ultima system to Scarecrow BIRD Tab, and also acquiring a second system to further improve their already impressive bird control duties, Scarecrow visited Guayaquil Airport to deliver on site training in use of the BIRD Tab software. Training took place over 3 days, to […]

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Other Scarecrow News 2017

Happy customers in Malawi. Last year Vanassche Firefighting Engineering NV (Belgium) purchased a Scarecrow Premier 2020 system for Kamuzu International Airport, Malawi. We have recently received some very positive feedback from the Airport, via our Client; please take a look at our Testimonial page to view this.   Scarecrow Features in BBC Broadcast Scarecrow’s bird […]

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Other Scarecrow News 2016

  Bird Strike Conference Bristol September 7, 2016 Bird Strike UK is an industry event that covers the national and international connection and consequences between wildlife hazards and aviation. The conference will focus on compliance (with EASA Aerodrome Regulations) and beyond; focus on data; airport recording of bird control activities; CAA’s data analysis tool; competence […]

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