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Dead birds in West Texas?

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posted on Jan, 6 2011 @ 11:49 PM
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Dead birds in West Texas?


www.myfoxlubbock.com

“I can see where people are getting concerned because you have one in Louisiana and one in Arkansas. Bird die-offs are not uncommon, especially in Texas as large as it is where multiple of things could just happen. Birds, I won't say they are unhealthy but it doesn't take a lot to kill them,” said Jones
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posted on Jan, 6 2011 @ 11:49 PM
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See what I mean.. even this guy is only aware of two areas...

Everyone is soo underinformed about how many of these common mass killings are happening in very uncommon amounts all at the same time.


The Turtle doves in Italy showed signs of hypoxia as they all had blue streaks in their beaks.. that comes from a lack of o2 and causes confusion... then death....

www.myfoxlubbock.com
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posted on Jan, 7 2011 @ 12:41 AM
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Is this the same one?

Dead birds reported in Plainview Texas.


Wildlife officials said the death of about 35 birds during the weekend was likely caused by strong winds.

Greg Gutierrez, a Plainview animal control officer, said he received a call from the police department about a woman who saw a large group of dead grackles at around 10 a.m. Sunday.

lubbockonline.com...

So its Friday, and now news from Sunday is reported. Well we can count on the news to be timely.


In any case, nothing to see here, move along.


“It was unusual,” said Gutierrez, who had been an animal control officer for the city for three years. “I hadn’t seen that many dead birds in an isolated area.”

Gutierrez disposed of the birds and notified local agencies including the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Department of Health and Human Services.

In light of the recent deaths of more than 1,000 blackbirds in Arkansas, the public awareness of wildlife deaths increased, and there have been more public reports, said Tom Harvey, a TPWD spokesperson.

After talking to Plainview animal control officers, the local game warden and witnesses, Capt. Bill Jones, the Lubbock district supervisor for TPWD, said strong winds reported in the area was probably the culprit.

It appeared the birds crashed to the ground after encountering winds of more than 60 mph last weekend, he said, and even though birds are used to flying, they are still very fragile.




Lets hope the winds dye down then, very soon.

Oh and the fireworks, truck drivers, and lightening.



posted on Jan, 7 2011 @ 12:53 AM
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Yeah, somebody please turn off that washing-machine-thunderstorm-like.




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