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I bet the birds flew through a toxic exhaust plume. A Pollution Exhaust Burst sent out by a nearby refinery or plant that tried to sneak out an extra per cent of their stored chemicals into the air by the end of the year so they wouldn't have to account for it. Probably thought they could sneak it out with distractions of fireworks in the neighborhood. Bet they never get conclusive evidence from any investigation. But that's just my opinion...I've lived near refineries before...and nothing they do surprises me.
This whole bird thing is fascinating and seriously creepy too, unless it really is a common occurrence. Funnily enough I don't ever remembering reading about this happening in the news? Maybe it wasn't newsworthy..
Has anyone at all reading here ever experienced such a thing in their life?
I mean I've heard of plagues of frogs and goodness knows what all getting sucked up into the atmosphere and deposited somewhere else, but birds dropping dead out of the sky?
Now once, but twice within a few days in opposite parts of the world.
I have seen the report on TV, and if you look at where the birds are, they are confined to a very small area. I would think that this was a flock of birds that ran into something that killed them. I would agree with fireworks being the culprit. Might have even been a freak electrical thing, as those birds like to hang out on power lines in mass numbers.
I was once on a lake with a group of guys, and they dropped an m-80 into the water, and it exploded, and you should have seen all the dead fish that floated to the top of the water from the shock. Some were just knocked out, but most were dead. I thought it was pretty stupid of them to do that. I said, how would you like to have someone drop a bomb on you, just for fun...jerks.
They later set an entire hillside on fire with their stupid m-80s. The fire was headed straight up to one of their houses. We went and got a bunch of wet blankets and laid them in the grass leading up to the house, and the fire died. But, I would think that it burned about 4 acres of brush in like 5 minutes. So, you have to be really careful with that stuff.
Another result of the birds deaths could have been smoke from the fireworks, they might have died from inhaling it.
40,000 Dead Crabs Wash Up In Britian...in case any one is not keeping track to date. Now...are "they" going to say that the crabs all had trauma from bumping into one another or that firecrackers did this? Just wondering...because I felt like some previous explanation attempts were a bit preposterous anyways...to begin with.
In marshy areas such as Cheasapeak bay and south Louisiana fish kills are common. Normally it's caused by the rise and fall of the tides. Fish get trapped suddenly in large numbers in small bodies of water. The oxygen level drops and they die.