Ground Level Bird Hazard Management

Preventative and Proactive



Xsight’s Ground-Level Bird Hazard Management solution, BirdWize™, provides remote bird detection, automatic bird recognition and remote bird auditory deterrence. BirdWize enables airports with full visibility and control over bird and other wildlife hazards on and near their runways to ensure the safest and most efficient operations.
Bird-aircraft strikes are a common hazard in civil and military aviation around the world. In addition to the risk bird strikes pose to passengers and crew members, each year, hundreds of millions of dollars in damages occur as a result of bird strikes.
Did you know that over 40% of bird strikes occur at ground level, 0 feet AGL (Above Ground Level) on the movement area? This data supports ground-level bird management technology, allowing airports to potentially reduce bird strikes by up to 40%.

FEATURES & CAPABILITIES
  • Automatically distinguishes a bird from other types of FOD and alerts the Wildlife Team
  • Activates audio deterrence to clear the bird from the runway
  • 24/7 works in variable light and inclement weather conditions
  • Automatically documents all bird detections and bird related procedures to be used for statistical analysis of runway bird hazards. This analysis allows the airport to evaluate the efficacy of its wildlife hazard management program and improve going forward.

 
 

ADDED VALUES

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Dramatically Reduces Bird Strikes


  • BirdWize: 40% of bird strikes occur at ground-level – BirdWize detect these hazards immediately and drastically reduce bird strikes on the runway

Improves Workforce Productivity


  • Provides remote auditory bird deterrence, eliminating the need to dispatch busy personnel to scare birds from runways
 

Enables Smart Bird & Wildlife Management


  • Provides data to airports for proactive and intelligent wildlife management
  • Data helps airports identify bird types and preferences for tailored mitigation techniques

ADDED VALUES

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Dramatically Reduces Bird Strikes


  • BirdWize: 40% of bird strikes occur at ground-level – BirdWize detect these hazards immediately and drastically reduce bird strikes on the runway

Improves Workforce Productivity


  • Provides remote auditory bird deterrence, eliminating the need to dispatch busy personnel to scare birds from runways
 

Enables Smart Bird & Wildlife Management


  • Provides data to airports for proactive and intelligent wildlife management
  • Data helps airports identify bird types and preferences for tailored mitigation techniques

BirdWize supports proactive runway management

Bird and Wildlife recognition and deterrence from the runway are a daily challenge for airport operations.
BirdWize provides airports with a comprehensive solution, resulting in improved safety and increased efficiency and capacity.


Watch how the snowy owl is scared off the runway by BirdWize deterrence capability