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In the U.S., New Year's Eve fireworks were blamed in Arkansas for killing thousands of blackbirds, and a few days later power lines likely killed about 450 birds in Louisiana.
Originally posted by WeMoveUnseen
Apparently fireworks are lethal to sea life as well, all these years of bonfire nights and new years celebrations and everyone failed to notice!edit on 5-1-2011 by WeMoveUnseen because: (no reason given)
truck driver who said he had struck a flock of birds at that location, though the report indicated that he thought they were geese.
Experts said that starlings are known for grouping together and flying in a tight pattern, likely the reason so many of them could be struck by one vehicle.