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Flock of birds mysteriously killed in N.Y.
NEW YORK, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Experts are trying to determine what killed a flock of purple martins that fell from the sky in New York City...
"It was like Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds,'" said Donna Toti. "Birds were just falling out of the sky. They would land, lie on the ground, flap and die."
Officials said that some of the birds appeared to have died in mid-air.
The Facts About Ammonia
What are the specific signs and symptoms of ammonia poisoning?
Ammonia is corrosive. The severity of health effects depends on the route of exposure, the dose and the duration of exposure. Exposure to high concentrations of ammonia in air causes immediate burning of the eyes, nose, throat and respiratory tract and can result in blindness, lung damage or death. Inhalation of lower concentrations can cause coughing, and nose and throat irritation.
Overdose Of Toxic Chemical To Blame For Dead Eltingville Birds
January 04, 2008
According to the City's Health Department, an overdose of a toxic chemical is the cause of dozen of dead birds found in Great Kills and Eltingville last month.
Samplings of the black birds were sent to the Animal Health Diagnostic Center in Upstate, New York over a week ago. A chemical called Avitrol was found consumed by the birds. The agent is used to remove birds from their location.
Did airplane dump sewage on Chicago? - MSN Video
Dec. 12: A disgusting mess rains down on a Chicago neighborhood. WMAQ-TV's Phil Rogers reports.
Chicago Suburb Residents Think Plane Dumped Lavatory Contents
Created: 12/12/2007 12:14:12 PM
Last updated: 12/12/2007 12:15:01 PM
Perth: Mystery as thousands of dead birds fall from sky
Ξ January 9th, 2007 Mysterious |
posted on 8-1-2007 @ 08:33 AM
(Breaking) Large Number Of Dead Birds Closes Downtown Austin, TX
posted on 6-5-2003 @ 06:14 PM
MASS DEATH OF BIRDS REPORTED IN ILLINOIS
October 15, 1999
About 2,000 dead birds fell from the sky in Mascoutah, Illinois.
Dead birds included starlings, grackles and red-winged blackbirds. The cause of the deaths is not known, and the case is being investigated by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Mutilations in Puerto Rico
One morning in 1975, Bello awoke to find his dozen geese dead, scattered across his backyard in a circle. An examination of the dead birds revealed two circular perforations on each animal's body. His call for help produced the arrival of a team of white-suited men with geiger counters, who scanned his backyard with the greatest care, but unwilling to answer any questions. Imagine the man's surprise when a policeman told him that his family would have to vacate the premises, and that squad cars would be posted to prevent access down his street.
Disease Likely Cause of Utah Bird Deaths
Friday, January 4, 2008
SALT LAKE CITY - About 1,500 dead birds that have washed up on the southern shore of the Great Salt Lake may have been killed by avian cholera, an expert said. Dead grebes, ducks and gulls were being sent to the U.S. Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wis., for examination.