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Bird Strike

This photo taken on January 23, 2011 shows wild ducks flying around a bird sanctuary in the town of Candaba, Pampanga province, north of Manila. The number of birds flying south to important wintering grounds in the Philippines has fallen sharply this year, with experts saying the dramatic demise of wetlands and hunting are to blame. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bird-Safe Building Becoming A Priority For Bay Area Businesses

A look at planned building projects in San Francisco indicates glass filled structures are a big part of the city’s future. So what is being done to protect the birds from the city to the South Bay?

03/25/2014

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Bird Strike Forces Landing At San Jose Mineta Airport

A passenger airplane at Mineta San Jose International Airport had to abort its take off on Wednesday morning after striking a bird on the runway.

01/29/2014

Grounded American Airlines MD-80 aircraft sit on the tarmac April 10, 2008 at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Irving, Texas. American Airlines again canceled more than 900 flights today as part of the effort to complete inspections and repairs of faulty wiring on its MD-80 aircraft. (Photo by Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Bird Strike Forces Plane To Make Emergency Landing At San Jose Mineta

An American Airlines flight had to return to Mineta San Jose International Airport for an emergency landing shortly after the plane struck a bird during takeoff this morning, an airport spokeswoman said.

11/15/2013

A Honolulu-bound Alaska Airlines flight was diverted to Oakland airport for an emergency landing after a bird strike. (CBS)

Possible Bird Strike Forces San Jose-To-Honolulu Flight To Land In Oakland

A passenger jet from San Jose bound for Honolulu had to make a precautionary landing at Oakland International Airport Wednesday morning following a possible bird strike, officials said.

10/16/2013

Mineta San Jose International Airport

San Jose Airport Workers May Get Permission To Shoot Birds Near Runway

Rules allowing the shooting of birds at San Jose’s airport are getting revised.

11/26/2012

US Vice President Joe Biden  (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Birds Hit Vice President’s Plane While Landing In California

Officials said birds struck Vice President Joe Biden’s plane as it was landing Thursday night at Santa Barbara Airport in California. Nobody was injured.

04/20/2012

Passengers evacuated from an Alaska Airlines flight at Oakland Airport (CBS)

Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Oakland Following Bird Strike

Shortly after takeoff, the Alaska Airlines flight bound for Maui ingested a bird into its engine.

09/25/2011

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Bird Strike Forces Hawaii-Bound Plane Back To Sacramento Airport

A Hawaii-bound Alaska Airlines flight safely returned to Sacramento International Airport after a bird struck one of its engines.

CBS San Francisco–04/09/2011

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