Some of these are more than likely known to people, but i though i would add them here. Partially for you and partially for me!
- Deploying Bird with Ansible. I use Ansible in house to manage all servers. I did have to tweak this config, and some day i will sanitize it and upload for others to see.
- Bird Prometheus Exporter: export your route details to Prometheus for monitoring. Handy for monitoring your servers.
- Alice BGP and BirdWatcher: Looking Glass an API for monitoring Bird.
Command Line stuff
birdc show route for 188.8.131.52shows all routes known for that ip address
birdc show route protocol INTERNAL_LON1shows all routes for a given Peer.
birdc show route where bgp_path~ [= * 15133 * =] show routes where AS15133 is in the path list.
birdc show route where bgp_path.last= 15133 show routes where AS15133 is the LAST path.