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The implementation rate is the percentage of participating airports that have implemented the specific mitigating measure.

1. Active Management Implementation rate
1.1 Is bird control in place prior to every aircraft operation? 67%
1.2 Are bird control and bird surveillance recorded at least every 30 minutes? 56%
1.3 Are training and brush-up being performed? 100%
1.4 Is distress call playback used in the field? 90%
1.5 Do you trap raptors for distant release? 44%
1.6 Are laser pointers used? 33%
1.7 Are pyrotechnics used? 78%
1.8 Do you use dog assistance? 11%
1.9 Is shooting high-risk birds used as a mean of immediate control? 67%
2. Passive Management
2.1 Do you reseed with endophyte infested grass seeds?
2.2 Do you use fertilizer to improve grass quality?
2.3 Do you have a long grass policy in place?
2.4 Do you use netting of the ditches and water retention ponds?
2.5 Do you remove grass clippings after lawn mowing?
2.6 Do you replace ditches with buried drain pipes?
2.7 Do you remove self-sown trees and shrubs ?
2.8 Do you eliminate temporary surface water?
2.9 Do you actively manage weed control?
2.10 Is your airfield used for agricultural crops?
2.11 Is there any food waste exposed to birds in your airport?
3. On and off airport surveillance by radar
3.1 Do you use radar detection of birds?
3.2 Do you perform historical analysis and risk assessment of recorded radar data?
4. Off airport (13 km) risk assessment
4.1 Are all bird attracting sites registered in the 13 km zone?
4.2 Are hazardous birds recorded at sites that attract birds?
4.3 Do you record hazardous bird flight routes crossing aircraft flightpaths?
4.4 Do you perform a risk assessment of the 13 km zone?
5. Data recording, analysis, risk assessment, review and reporting
5.1 Do you have a local bird strike committee in place?
5.2 Is DNA or feather analysis of unidentifiable bird strike victims performed?
5.3 Is a complete bird strike recording and reporting system established in your airport?
5.4 Is the Bird Strike Risk Assessment matrix updated?
5.5 Is a monthly review of Bird Strike Risk Assessment performed?
5.6 Are immediate actions taken to counter bird species entering the high-risk category?
5.7 Have you improved written procedures to counter bird species entering the medium risk category?
5.8 Are bird recordings from bird controller(BC) logs analysed?
5.9 Are bird control procedures based on BC logs revised annually?
6. Annual standards check
6.1 Does your airport have an annual standards check performed by external qualified wildlife supervisor?
6.2 Are annual standards check recommendations are fulfilled?

We have gone through all international standards, recommendations and legal requirements covering the following documents:

Reference 1: ICAO doc 9137 airport service manual
Reference 2: International Bird strike Committee Recommended Practices
Reference 3: EASA Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM)
Reference 4: CAP 772  Wildlife Hazard Management at Aerodromes
Reference 5: ACI Wildlife Hazard Management Handbook
Reference 6: Wildlife Hazard Management at Airports: A Manual for Airport Personnel
Reference 7: Transport Canada Wildlife Control Procedure Manual
Reference 8: Transport Canada Sharing The Sky
Referenc 9: Australian Aviation Safety Authority Wildlife Hazard Management At Aerodromes

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Remember that the fact that there is a requirement somewhere in the world, does not mean that it is a requirement at your airport, nor does it mean that all mitigating actions should be implemented. We are initially aiming to map what mitigating actions are being used.