Appendix A — Bird Strike Committee Information

Bird Strike Committee Canada (BSCC)


Bird Strike Committee Canada (BSCC) provides a forum for the discussion of matters relating to bird-hazard awareness and wildlife management at Canadian airports.


BSCC permanent members include various government departments and agencies:

  • Transport Canada,
  • Department of National Defence,
  • Health Canada,
  • Canadian Museum of Nature, and
  • the Canadian Wildlife Service.

Associate members include:

  • major Canadian airlines,
  • aviation industry associations, and
  • other interested parties.

Contact Point:

Civil Aviation
Communication Centre (AARCB)
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0N8

North America: 1-800-305-2059
Fax: 613-957-4208


Internet home page:


Bird Strike Committee U.S.A. (BSCUSA)


Bird Strike Committee U.S.A. was formed in 1991 to:

  • facilitate exchange of information,
  • promote collection and analysis of accurate wildlife-strike data,
  • promote development of new technologies to reduce wildlife hazards,
  • promote professionalism in airport wildlife-management programs through training and advocacy, and
  • act as a liaison to similar organizations in other countries.


Bird Strike Committee U.S.A. is directed by an eight-person steering committee comprised of two members each from the:

  • Federal Aviation Administration,
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture,
  • Department of Defense, and
  • the aviation-industry Wildlife Hazards Working Group.

Associate members include representatives of the following groups:

  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association,
  • aircraft and aircraft-engine manufacturers,
  • Airline Pilots Association,
  • American Association of Airport Executives,
  • airport managers,
  • Air Transport Association,
  • engineering and environmental-consulting firms,
  • FAA regional airport certification personnel,
  • International Bird Strike Committee,
  • Bird Strike Committee Canada,
  • International Civil Aviation Organization,
  • state wildlife agencies,
  • university and private research facilities,
  • USDA wildlife services state directors,
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regional directors, and
  • U.S. military aviation groups.

Contact Point:

Dr. Richard Dolbeer
6100 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870
Tel: (419) 625-0242
Fax: (419)-625-8465
Internet home page:
International Bird Strike Committee


IBSC is a worldwide network focused on:

  • collection, analysis and dissemination of data regarding operational, regulatory and legal aspects of bird-strike risk to aviation;
  • description and evaluation of methods to reduce the severity, frequency and costs of bird strikes;
  • improving the ability of aircraft to tolerate bird strikes;
  • helping air crews anticipate and react to bird strikes;
  • cooperating and collaborating with other international stakeholders to minimize duplication of effort.


The International Bird Strike Committee is an association of civil, commercial, military and private aviation flight-safety organizations committed to reducing the frequency and risk of bird strikes.

Contact Point:

IBSC Chair
Dr. Luit S. Buurma
Royal Netherlands Air Force
P.O. Box 20703
2500 ES Den Haag
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 70 339 6346
Fax: +31 70 339 6347
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