Scarecrow Hosts Caribbean Bird Strike Workshop

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Last month, Scarecrow Group hosted its first regional bird strike workshop in the Caribbean. Held at True Blue Bay Resort, Grenada, the workshop attracted industry professionals from around the Caribbean to discuss the latest bird control techniques.

The workshop was led by Scarecrow’s Managing Director Lee Pannett. Lee spoke to the attendees about International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations, and the key tasks airports must undertake to meet their wildlife control and reporting obligations. He then talked about the various methods that operations professionals can keep in their toolkit to help them complete these tasks effectively and minimise the risk to both planes and passengers, before the floor was opened for attendees to discuss their own experiences with bird strikes.

Following a break for lunch, Lee then talked about Scarecrow Group’s range of solutions for airports, which cover active dispersal as well as mandatory data logging and effective analysis. Lee talked about how Scarecrow’s products can form an integral part of a complete wildlife management strategy, and the best use cases for each solution.

The event was attended by Mr Marlon Carter, a senior representative of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Transport. In his closing speech, Mr Carter thanked Lee for educating everyone present on the importance of wildlife control, and providing them with a better understanding of the technology available and the benefits to aviation safety at both small and large airports.

Unfortunately, less than a month after the workshop, Grenada and other Caribbean islands were hit by the hurricane Storm Beryl, which remains ongoing. We will be donating to the Government of Grenada Natural Disaster Relief Fund, and if you can we would encourage you to do the same. Go to or click the image below to donate.