Relocation of a great cormorant roost to minimise bird strike hazards to the Barcelona-El Prat International Airport

Barcelona Port Authority. 2006-2019

Innovative project to create new, artificial great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) roosts to reduce aviation hazards. Identification of suitable places for the establishment of new roosts across the Llobregat Delta. Design and construction project, and evaluation of the effectiveness of artificial tree-shaped structures placed at the site of new roosts. Monitoring of cormorant distribution across the Llobregat Delta.

Tag: Wildlife risks in airports, bird collisions, bird danger, birdstrike, wildlife conflicts, Barcelona-El Prat Airport

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