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‘Hundreds Of Thousands’ Of Migratory Birds Dropping Dead In New Mexico, Scientists Warn

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posted on Sep, 23 2020 @ 10:26 PM
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Didn't see this posted with everything else going on. This can't be good makes you wonder what the cause is?


the crowds favorite climate change ?
the California wildfires?
but really nobody knows

www.forbes.com... f848d4

New Mexico residents have come across dead birds on hiking trails, in missile ranges and other locations in the state, NBC News reported.

Multiple agencies, including the Bureau of Land Management and the White Sands Missile Range, are investigating the issue.

While there is no concrete theory as to what is causing the deaths, experts think it is possible that it’s due to a cold front that hit New Mexico last week, recent droughts, or the massive wildfires in the West.

Various migratory species—including warblers, bluebirds, sparrows, blackbirds, the western wood pewee and flycatchers—have been affected and dead birds have also been spotted in Colorado, Texas and Mexico, CNN reported.




posted on Sep, 23 2020 @ 10:42 PM
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a reply to: putnam6

The elephant die off was Cyanobacteria in the lakes.

www.washingtonpost.com... -b0e4-350e4e60cc91_story.html

Maybe the same thing? That would make climate change a “real deal” that cannot be called ‘fake news’ and ignored.

YAY massive die offs, whale beachings, hurricanes, wildfires, hail, (even more weather stuff), record hot months across the globe,... when does the lying end???!!

And it is not to the public but themselves.




posted on Sep, 23 2020 @ 10:47 PM
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And all the floods in China..
So much devastation in southern Japan .
The list can go on and on and on.



posted on Sep, 23 2020 @ 10:48 PM
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a reply to: putnam6

Bird flu.

Or maybe they're migratory birds that have been carrying the CV19. Lock em down...cut that migratory BS right out I say.

At this stage I'd say the story is a little over dramatic. I mean seriously they've gone from



“I have no idea,” Fisher says in the video, as he pans the camera to reveal what appears to be dozens of birds lying dead on the ground.


to



Desmond said it is difficult to say how many birds are dying, but that there have been reports across the state. “I can say it would easily be in the hundreds of thousands of birds.


Well....that escalated in the space of 1 paragraph rather quickly.



edit on 23 9 2020 by myselfaswell because: Goddamn link to the source doesant work



posted on Sep, 23 2020 @ 10:56 PM
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New Mexico residents have come across dead birds on hiking trails, in missile ranges and other locations in the state, NBC News reported.

Multiple agencies, including the Bureau of Land Management and the White Sands Missile Range, are investigating the issue.


Interesting quote from Wikipedia


Russian scientist Afanasiy Ilich Tobonov researched mass animal deaths in the 1990s and concluded that the mass deaths of birds and wildlife in the Sakha Republic were noted only along the flight paths of space rockets.



posted on Sep, 23 2020 @ 10:57 PM
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originally posted by: TEOTWAWKIAIFF
a reply to: putnam6

The elephant die off was Cyanobacteria in the lakes.

www.washingtonpost.com... -b0e4-350e4e60cc91_story.html

Maybe the same thing? That would make climate change a “real deal” that cannot be called ‘fake news’ and ignored.

YAY massive die offs, whale beachings, hurricanes, wildfires, hail, (even more weather stuff), record hot months across the globe,... when does the lying end???!!

And it is not to the public but themselves.



Muhahahaha, our plan is working just as expected! Excellent!



posted on Sep, 23 2020 @ 11:12 PM
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It could be the birds were breathing the fire retardants too long, it does effect them but does not usually bother them much if there are just small isolated fires. Who knows how it is effecting them with all that stuff floating around in the air. It bothers my breathing when the stuff from the big fires comes around here even when the fires are five hundred miles away. Last year it was Canadian fires, and this year we got a wiff of the smoke from the west coast for a day, it burned your nose, probably contains nitrogen or phosphates or something.



posted on Sep, 23 2020 @ 11:27 PM
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a reply to: caterpillage

Hook, line, and sinker here!’ LOL!!



Really, nature experiences massive die offs all the time. It may indicate a natural cycle or the change to one.

Now, we do not have historical data we can’t say which one is the cause.

Then it is political football!

Your plan is diabolical!!




posted on Sep, 23 2020 @ 11:30 PM
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Some humans, somewhere, did something.



posted on Sep, 24 2020 @ 12:36 AM
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a reply to: putnam6

As an Lifetime Audubon member,
I am saddened to read that.

The cycles of nature can be cruel.

S&F



posted on Sep, 24 2020 @ 01:25 AM
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Its possible it's natural but the isolation in west means the fires and its fire retardants are quite likely a factor. Id rather it be that than some disease.



posted on Sep, 24 2020 @ 03:16 AM
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a reply to: putnam6



Over 400 whales beached in Tasmania BEACHED WHALES


What is going on?

ALM Animal Lives Matter
edit on 24/9/20 by SecretKnowledge because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 24 2020 @ 09:36 AM
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Good thread..I was going to start a thread on this very topic.
I read a little further into this and I believe the reason for this is..

"The biologists guessed the cause might involve the wildfires ravaging the western U.S. and dry conditions in New Mexico."

"They may have been pushed out before they were ready to migrate," Desmond said. "They have to put on a certain amount of fat for them to be able to survive the migration."

www.google.com...

So.. They didn't get enough food and were forced out of their territories due to fire.
It's sad.. Fires effect everything.. Life is a chain and once that chain is broken it can have far reaching effects.



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posted on Sep, 24 2020 @ 02:21 PM
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Mass bird deaths....

Hundreds of thousands of birds found mysteriously dead in New Mexico were likely killed by a historic cold snap — not raging wildfires, researchers said in a report Wednesday.


Experts had previously said that the feathered creatures may have been harmed by smoke from the dozens of wildfires tearing through the Western US.

But after conducting tests, UNM researchers say a cold front blowing historically low temperatures down the Rocky Mountains likely killed off insects eaten by the birds, as well as induced hypothermia.


It looks like the theory has evolved beyond it's the fires after they did Necropsies.


They found a lack of fat stores and atrophied breast muscles in the birds — signs of dehydration and starvation they say probably killed the birds.


I'd imagine die offs like this happen every decade or three due to many things. It seems like we see mention of things like this with one animal or another multiple times a year.



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