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The FAA Wildlife Strike Database contains records of reported wildlife strikes since 1990. Strike reporting is voluntary. Therefore, this database only represents the information we have received from airlines, airports, pilots, and other sources.
For additional information, please visit the FAA Wildlife Hazard Mitigation Program site.
August 4, 2015: Trends in Reporting of Wildlife Strikes With Civil Aircraft and in identification of Species Struck Under a Primarily Voluntary Reporting System 1990-2013(PDF)
Shows wildlife strike reporting for both commercial and general aviation airports continues to increase. Further, strike reports show a decrease in the number of damagine strikes and in the number of damaging strikes within the airport environment.
Annual Bird Strike Report
The annual bird strike report for 2013 titled, "Annual Report: Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft in the United States (1990-2013)", is now available. This report presents a summary analysis of data from the National Wildlife Strike Database for the 24-year period 1990 through 2013.
Risk Analysis Tool
The Airport Wildlife Strike Summary and Risk Analysis Reports provide a summary of strike data for any selected Part 139 Certified airport. The reports also provide a simple wildlife species risk analysis to assist in setting risk management priorities at the selected airport.
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