Mass bird death in Arkansas again

Mass bird death in Arkansas again

It looks like there is repeating of last year's start with mass bird death in Arkansas.Police in Beebe,  a town in central Arkansas, reports death of dozens of blackbirds this weekend. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission began receiving reports of dead black birds falling from the sky at approximately 11:30 p.m. CDT, according to a press release. On Saturday night officers banned residents from shooting fireworks as possible cause of mass bird  death. Police were working with animal control workers and others to remove the birds and determine a death count.The AGFC collected 65 birds and sent them to be tested at the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission and the National Wildlife Health Center lab in Madison, Wis. Testing will begin on Monday and may be complete in a week. There are estimates that more than 1,000 birds had fallen before midnight. The birds were found in an area that is 1 mile long and 1/2 of a mile wide. No birds were found outside of this area. AccuWeather reports a storm with strong lightning strikes moved through the area of Beebe, Ark., Friday, shortly before birds were reported falling from the sky.

Lightning, high-altitude hail or stress from fireworks are all factors that are being considered as a cause of death for the birds, according to the Associated Press. Poisoning is not suspected to be a cause.

Thousands of dead blackbirds rained down on last New Year's Eve after revelers set off fireworks that spooked them from their roost. Scientists say the loud cracks and booms from celebratory fireworks likely sent the birds into such a tizzy that they crashed into homes, cars and each other before plummeting to their deaths last New Year's Eve. The birds landed on roofs, sidewalks, streets and fields. The blackbird die-off, coupled with tens of thousands of dead drum fish that washed up on the shores of the Arkansas River, flung the state into the national headlines and drew conspiracy theorists and filmmakers to the town about 30 miles northeast of Little Rock that shares Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe's last name. The Huffington Post explain that some people speculated that the birds had been poisoned; others said their deaths marked the beginning of the apocalypse.


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Comments

Lynn D. 9 years ago

Fallen angels playing their HAARPs again........

Perdavid Nygren 9 years ago

20 ton fish dead in northern Norway today. http://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/article14157471.ab written in swedish use google translate.

asher (@Perdavid Nygren) 9 years ago

More dead blackbirds falling from the sky in Arkansas. A yr to the day. They're blamin fireworks AGAIN. (A) why is it localized to one geographic area? (B) Why don't they fall out of the sky there on July 4th? (C) Many dinosaurs were migratory animals. Do you think fireworks killed the dinosaurs?

asher 9 years ago

Polar shift

Alison 9 years ago

Fireworks... If you believe that, you'll believe anything! Weird how this never happened anywhere else!

william schneider 9 years ago

these birds need to have their internal organs checked to see if they were microwaved.electromagnetic radiation sends out waves from extremely high powered machines using teleradiology . super computers can send a burst of energy that can not even be recorded.computer cycles are used by our government and companies . the people in arkansas need to check out companies in the area that use a tremendous amount ot electricity. there is the problem shut them down. better yety send them to mexico or iraq to experiment.

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