Skip to comments.Arkansas game officials probe mystery of falling birds (5,000) update.
Posted on 01/02/2011 2:40:21 PM PST by TaraP
CNN) -- Arkansas game officials hope testing scheduled to begin Monday will solve the mystery of why up to 5,000 blackbirds fell from the sky just before midnight New Year's Eve.
The birds -- most of which were dead -- were found within a one-mile area of Beebe, about 40 miles northeast of Little Rock, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission said. The blackbirds fell over about a one-mile area, the commission said in a statement.
As of Saturday, between 4,000 and 5,000 blackbirds had been found dead, said Keith Stephens with the commission.
"Shortly after I arrived, there were still birds falling from the sky," said commission wildlife officer Robby King in the statement. He said he collected about 65 dead birds
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OK, who farted??
166.67 to 208.33
Obviously it’s due to the global warming/cooling/crisis deal. /s
Well my first thought was poison gas, and my second thought was a suicide pigeon.
did the tornados put something in the air...
Bush’s fault. He don ‘t care about black birds....
Maybe these Volcanic Eruptions...
Mount Etna just erupted
And they’re waiting till Monday because?? Ohh...Union folks....
This is hugh and series.....
Has anyone had the presence of mind to autopsy a few of them. Looks to me like some good old boy down there got tired of all the bird $hit and scattered some poison or something. I don’t know about THAT area in Arkansas, but I have seen blackbird and/or starling flocks that practically black out the sky.
“This is hugh and series.....”
No! It’s mute, and irrevalunt!
how close is this to Guy, Arkansas?
Been to Arkansas, they were just bored to death..
It’s Bush’s fault, for sure!!! /sarc
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