- There have been more than 100,000 reported bird strikes in the U.S. since 1990.
- Most bird strikes occur during the daytime between July and October.
- Most bird strikes occur during approach and landing.
- Since 1990, there have been a total of 23 deaths attributed to wildlife strikes.
- Since 1990, a total of 52 civil aircraft have been destroyed by wildlife strikes.
- 97.5 percent of all wildlife strikes are by birds.
- Orville Wright reported the first bird strike in 1905.