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Originally posted by UmbraSumus
Originally posted by mydarkpassenger
As another poster pointed out, the blackbirds would have been perched and sleeping, not flying unless disturbed.
If this were the case, wouldn`t all the birds of been found under trees etc. Judging by the clean-up operation this is not the case. They fell from the sky.
Stephen Bryant recalls, "Millions, millions fly over every night. You look up at the sky and it's just black and then last night at about 10:30 I came out here and saw a bird drop."
You certainly have a bit of an attitude in this thread .....
Originally posted by quantum_flux
Looks like it's only blackbirds within a 1 mile radius that took the plunge, must have been a flock of them getting hit by hail or a monstrous firework of some sort. It's not like this is something that occurred over an extended period of time, and it's also not like multiple kinds of birds are falling out of the sky either, but rather a huge single flock. What puzzles me is that birds don't generally fly at night though, right?
Originally posted by Agent_USA_Supporter
died from massive trauma
Still Makes No Sense
As of Saturday, between 4,000 and 5,000 birds had been found dead, said Stephens.
And here we have More Government lying on the cause of death on the birds
here read it for yourselves
Blackbirds do not normally fly at night, and it was not immediately clear what caused the odd behavior. Loud noises were reported shortly before the birds began falling, according to the game and fish commission.
The birds showed no evident trauma, according to Jim LaCour, a veterinarian with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Samples have been sent to Wisconsin and Georgia for testing, he said.
If the birds showed no trauma why is CNN releasing this faked up report by them?
Do They Know Something We don't?
CNN isn't the most trusted name in news.
TextLABARRE, La. - Around 500 dead blackbirds and starlings have been found in Pointe Coupee Parish, according to state wildlife officials. The birds were spotted lying in roads and ditches near Labarre Elementary School. The community is between Morganza and New Roads on Highway 10.
Scientists from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries have been sent out to collect samples, which will be sent for testing to the University of Georgia and National Wildlife Center in Wisconsin.
This comes after about 5,000 blackbirds and swallows were found dead around Beebe, Ark. on New Year's Eve. Dr. Jim LaCour with LDWF said he's not sure the two incidents are connected.
The Red-winged Blackbird is sexually dimorphic; the male is all black with a red shoulder and yellow wing bar, while the female is a nondescript dark brown.
Originally posted by The Undertaker
If I fall from a couple of hundred feet I bet I die from trauma too.
those were some big arsed fireworks!!!! i need those for 4th of july.
Originally posted by seabound
honestly fireworks BS.
BBC news fireworks may have caused deathedit on 4-1-2011 by seabound because: (no reason given)