The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.

 Avicast is Avisure’s very own podcast, focusing on trends and news in the aviation wildlife industry. 

Wildlife Strike Committees: The Australian example

The Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group (AAWHG) is formally recognised as Australia’s primary aviation wildlife hazard management reference body and fulfils Australia’s commitment to have a national bird strike committee as recommended by the International Civil Aviation Organization. AAWHG’s chair, Ash McAlpine, joins Kylie Patrick to talk about what they do.

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Avisure's Podcast Avicast Episode 10 How to manage Masked Lapwings - Plovers

Martin Ziviani (Senior Wildlife Biologist) joins Kylie Patrick to talk about a particularly problematic and territorial species … Masked Lapwings (Vanellus miles). They introduce lapwings, discuss why they are a strike risk, and talk about approaches to managing them on airports.

Links:

https://nzbirdsonline.org.nz/species/spur-winged-plover (lapwing audio call source)

Masked Lapwings: general background https://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/masked-lapwing

Lapwings around the world: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanellus

ATSB Australian aviation wildlife strike statistics 2008 – 2017 https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/2018/ar-2018-035/  

Avicast - Episode 9 - Assessing the Wildlife Strike Risk

Kylie is joined by Phil Shaw, Avisure’s Managing Director. Phil is one of the leading experts in the field of wildlife risk assessment and mitigation in aviation, and in this episode, Kylie and Phil talk about the basics of assessing wildlife risks on airports.

Links:

John Allan Risk Assessment

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1539-6924.2006.00776.x

Richard Dolbeer papers:

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/289809586_Standards_for_assessing_and_mitigating_the_increasing_risk_of_bird_strikes_at_airports

 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/289809586_Standards_for_assessing_and_mitigating_the_increasing_risk_of_bird_strikes_at_airports

 

Avicast - Episode 8 - How to manage Fairy Martins

Avisure’s Principal Consultant, Kylie Patrick, is joined by our Wildlife Biologist, Alexandra Stone. In this episode, Kylie and Alex talk about a small but very common bird on Australian airports, Fairy Martins (Petrochelidon ariel). They discuss how to identify them from other similar species, their strike risk, and ways to manage them on airports.

Links:

https://www.birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/fairy-martin

 

 

Identifying birds and why you should - Avicast - Episode 7

Martin Ziviani (Senior Wildlife Biologist) joins Kylie Patrick to talk about a particularly problematic and territorial species … Masked Lapwings (Vanellus miles). They introduce lapwings, discuss why they are a strike risk, and talk about approaches to managing them on airports.

Links:

https://nzbirdsonline.org.nz/species/spur-winged-plover (lapwing audio call source)

Masked Lapwings: general background https://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/masked-lapwin

Lapwings around the world: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanellus

ATSB Australian aviation wildlife strike statistics 2008 – 2017 https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/2018/ar-2018-035/  

Pilots and Wildlife Strikes

In this episode Kylie Patrick is joined by Captain Brian Greeves, Director of Aviation Solutions and a safety and technical consultant for the Australian & International Pilots Associations. We discuss some of the challenges pilots face when confronted with wildlife hazards and identify gaps in training to help pilots mitigate strikes.

 

The Golden Rules of managing wildlife on airports

In this episode Kylie Patrick is joined again by our Principal Biologist, Will Jamieson, where they talk about some key rules airports should consider if they want their wildlife hazard management programs to be effective.

Kylie Patrick is joined by Martin Ziviani, Senior Wildlife Biologist for  Avisure. In this Avicast episode, Kylie and Marty talk about using dogs on airports to disperse wildlife. They discuss what’s involved in finding the right dog, training the dog and handler, and some of the risks and challenges with using dogs on airports.

Avicast - Episode 3 - Role of Regulator in Wildlife Management

Kylie Patrick is joined by Nick Yearwood, a freelance aviation consultant from the UK (International Birdstrike) who worked for the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority for 36 years. Nick’s regulatory experience spans oversight/ compliance, policy decision making with international influencing, working with airport operators, global air carriers, and ground handling organisations. As a regulator, he spent many years working with airports around the UK and EU on wildlife  hazard management, and in this episode Kylie and Nick talk about the role of the regulator in aviation wildlife hazard management.

Links:

http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?appid=11&mode=detail&id=2726

Avicast Episode 2 - Managing Kangaroo Risk at Airports

Avisure’s Principal Consultant, Kylie Patrick is joined by our Principal Biologist/Regional Manager, Will Jamieson. In this episode Kylie and Will talk about a uniquely Australian issue, kangaroos on airports. They discuss the significant strike risk associated with such a large terrestrial mammal and how airports can manage the risk, with a particular emphasis on good fences to exclude them from airside areas. 

Links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangaroo

https://www.caselaw.nsw.gov.au/decision/59b8b197e4b074a7c6e1897b

Episode 1 Avicast - Introducing Avisure - Avisure's Podcast

Avisure’s Principal Consultant, Kylie Patrick, is joined by Phil Shaw, Managing Director of Avisure and Ecosure. In this first AviCast episode, Kylie and Phil talk about what listeners can expect from AviCast, introduce the global bird strike database, and discuss some of the strengths and challenges in the way the aviation industry approaches wildlife hazard management.

Avicast

Avicast is Avisure’s very own podcast, focusing on trends and news in the aviation wildlife industry.

The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.

 Avicast is Avisure’s very own podcast, focusing on trends and news in the aviation wildlife industry. 

Episode 10 - How to manage Masked Lapwings (Plovers)

Martin Ziviani (Senior Wildlife Biologist) joins Kylie Patrick to talk about a particularly problematic and territorial species … Masked Lapwings (Vanellus miles). They introduce lapwings, discuss why they are a strike risk, and talk about approaches to managing them on airports.

Kylie is joined by Phil Shaw, Avisure’s Managing Director. Phil is one of the leading experts in the field of wildlife risk assessment and mitigation in aviation, and in this episode, Kylie and Phil talk about the basics of assessing wildlife risks on airports.

Links:

John Allan Risk Assessment

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1539-6924.2006.00776.x

Richard Dolbeer papers:

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/289809586_Standards_for_assessing_and_mitigating_the_increasing_risk_of_bird_strikes_at_airports

 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/289809586_Standards_for_assessing_and_mitigating_the_increasing_risk_of_bird_strikes_at_airports

 

Avisure’s Principal Consultant, Kylie Patrick, is joined by our Wildlife Biologist, Alexandra Stone. In this episode, Kylie and Alex talk about a small but very common bird on Australian airports, Fairy Martins (Petrochelidon ariel). They discuss how to identify them from other similar species, their strike risk, and ways to manage them on airports.

Links:

https://www.birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/fairy-martin

 

 

Avisure’s Principal Consultant, Kylie Patrick, is joined by Martin Ziviani, Senior Wildlife Biologist for Avisure. In this Avicast episode, Kylie and Marty talk about why identifying birds on airports is critical to an effective wildlife management program. They talk about how challenging it can be for people who aren’t specifically trained in ornithology (the science of birds), or for those who aren’t that interested in birds, and how these challenges can be overcome using a few simple tips.

Links:

Avisure bird identification service: https://avisure.com/wildlife-strike-identification/

Australia / New Zealand:

https://www.birdsinbackyards.net/

http://nzbirdsonline.org.nz/

https://birdlife.org.au/

Other:

https://birdsoftheworld.org/bow/home

http://www.birdlife.org/

In this episode Kylie Patrick is joined by Captain Brian Greeves, Director of Aviation Solutions and a safety and technical consultant for the Australian & International Pilots Associations. We discuss some of the challenges pilots face when confronted with wildlife hazards and identify gaps in training to help pilots mitigate strikes.

 

In this episode Kylie Patrick is joined again by our Principal Biologist, Will Jamieson, where they talk about some key rules airports should consider if they want their wildlife hazard management programs to be effective.

Kylie Patrick is joined by Martin Ziviani, Senior Wildlife Biologist for  Avisure. In this Avicast episode, Kylie and Marty talk about using dogs on airports to disperse wildlife. They discuss what’s involved in finding the right dog, training the dog and handler, and some of the risks and challenges with using dogs on airports.

Kylie Patrick is joined by Nick Yearwood, a freelance aviation consultant from the UK (International Birdstrike) who worked for the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority for 36 years. Nick’s regulatory experience spans oversight/ compliance, policy decision making with international influencing, working with airport operators, global air carriers, and ground handling organisations. As a regulator, he spent many years working with airports around the UK and EU on wildlife  hazard management, and in this episode Kylie and Nick talk about the role of the regulator in aviation wildlife hazard management.

Links:

http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?appid=11&mode=detail&id=2726

Avisure’s Principal Consultant, Kylie Patrick is joined by our Principal Biologist/Regional Manager, Will Jamieson. In this episode Kylie and Will talk about a uniquely Australian issue, kangaroos on airports. They discuss the significant strike risk associated with such a large terrestrial mammal and how airports can manage the risk, with a particular emphasis on good fences to exclude them from airside areas. 

Links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangaroo

https://www.caselaw.nsw.gov.au/decision/59b8b197e4b074a7c6e1897b

Avisure’s Principal Consultant, Kylie Patrick, is joined by Phil Shaw, Managing Director of Avisure and Ecosure. In this first AviCast episode, Kylie and Phil talk about what listeners can expect from AviCast, introduce the global bird strike database, and discuss some of the strengths and challenges in the way the aviation industry approaches wildlife hazard management.

Avicast

Avicast is Avisure’s very own podcast, focusing on trends and news in the aviation wildlife industry.

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