Pilot test on vegetal cover change to reduce wildlife attraction at the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport
AENA. Collaboration with Moix. 2016 – 2017
Sowing of 1ha plot with grasses that carry endophytic fungi. These endophytes produce repellent substances that give plants a bad taste so they are avoided by birds and other herbivores. Monitoring during one year of the presence of insects and birds in the plot and a control plot.
Tag: Wildlife risk in airports, bird collisions, bird danger, birdstrike, wildlife conflicts, wildlife risk management programme