Flock of Dead Birds Baffles Springfield Residents

4 years 5 months 5 days ago November 19, 2012 Nov 19, 2012 Monday, November 19 2012 Monday, November 19, 2012 7:08:00 AM CST in News
By: Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Springfield residents are baffled over dozens of dead birds found lying dead at a local intersection over the weekend.

The Springfield News-Leader reports 50 or more dead birds were first spotted Saturday on a 50-foot section of roadway and were still there Sunday.

Many of the birds were identified as starlings. One woman who lives near the intersection said she noticed them about 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

The National Weather Service told local broadcasters there was no volatile weather that would have caused the mass kill.

 

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