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Old 01-05-2011, 05:47 AM   #1
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Default Birds dying---- Why isn't anyone talking about these instances?

This has happened before....

http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/200...while-out-west

http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbc...26006/-1/rss01

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...rld-apart.html

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,242844,00.html





Why is nobody talking about these?

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Old 01-05-2011, 05:58 AM   #2
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It’s freaky Monday. In Austin, authorities cleared a full 10 blocks of the downtown business district early this morning after “dozens of birds were found dead in the streets,” according to the Associated Press.

As with today’s bizarre and unpleasant gas odors in Manhattan, though, preliminary tests in Austin have so far failed to detect any dangerous chemicals in the air.

Nonetheless, it seems a fair number of birds have mysteriously dropped out of the sky over this, ah … music capital. From the AP:

As many as 60 dead pigeons, sparrows and grackles were found overnight along Congress Avenue, a main route through downtown. No human injuries or illnesses were reported.

“We do not feel there is a threat to the public health,” said Adolfo Valadez, the medical director for Austin and Travis County Health and Human Services. He said preliminary air-quality tests showed no dangerous chemicals and the area should reopen around noon.

So far, no injuries — to animals or to humans — have been reported in New York either, beyond mild symptoms like feeling a bit nauseated by the smell.


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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of dead birds fell onto homes and cars in parts of a Somerset County town this weekend.

Andrea Kipec, who lives in the southern part of Franklin Township, told the Courier News of Bridgewater that she counted more than 150 dead birds on her property. And she said local officials told her that she had to clean them up.
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* N.J. town still littered with dead birds after pesticide culling

Kipec and other area residents said police told them about an e-mail from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that discussed a program to poison blackbirds and starlings, but they were unaware of specific details.

However, Donna Leusner — a spokeswoman for the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services — said Sunday night that the dead birds were part of a USDA program to reduce the European starling population.

Leusner told The Star-Ledger of Newark that her department wasn't part of the culling program, but said it had been told of plans to feed the birds a "controlled substance." She could not say where they were poisoned or what was used to kill them.

"The dead birds pose no hazard to people or pets because the substance has been metabolized inside the bird," Leusner said, citing information in a USDA advisory.

That statement said the culling was done because European starlings "congregate at feed lots and dairies in the winter, causing damage by consuming and contaminating seed and contributing to the spread of diseases."


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It could be the plot of a horror film, but in two towns on opposite sides of the world the mysterious phenomenon of thousands of dead birds dropping out of the sky is all too real.

Officials are baffled by the unexplained deaths which have affected Australia and the U.S.

Three weeks ago thousands of crows, pigeons, wattles and honeyeaters fell out of the sky in Esperance, Western Australia.

Then last week dozens of grackles, sparrows and pigeons dropped dead on two streets in Austin, Texas.

As birds continue to die in Esperance and the town's dawn chorus remains eerily silent, vets in both countries have been unable to establish a cause of death - despite carrying out a large number of autopsies on the birds.

Wildlife officials from Western Australia's Department of Environment and Conservation said they were baffled by the "catastrophic event" but emphasised the deaths had nothing to do with a severe storm which recently struck the area, as the birds had started dying before then. District nature conservation coordinator Mike Fitzgerald said: "It's very substantial.

"We estimate several thousand birds are dead, although we don't have a clear number because of the large areas of bushland."

Birds Australia, the country's largest bird conservation group, said it had not heard of a similar occurrence.

"You'd have to call it a most unusual event and one that we'd all have to be concerned about," said chief executive Graeme Hamilton.

Dr Fiona Sunderman, chief veterinary officer of the Department of Agriculture and Food, suspects the cause of death is some form of toxic poisoning.

Esperance resident Michelle Crisp, who normally sees hundreds of birds roosting in her garden, counted 80 dead ones in one day.

"It went to the point where we had nothing, not a single bird," she said. "It was like a moonscape - just horrible."

In Texas, officials are also working on the toxic poisoning theory. Adolfo Valadez, medical director for Austin and Travis County Health and Human Services, said it might be weeks before any conclusive results were known.

Such was the concern that the birds suffered deliberate toxic poisoning that several streets were closed in Austin while police and fire crews checked the area for any substance that might be of harm to humans.

"This was a precautionary measure. We certainly take these kinds of thing seriously, especially following 9/11," said Mr Valadez. "It may be a matter of time before we know what happened and why it happened. There is no threat to public health."

Federal officials in Washington said they were monitoring the situation, but a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security said: "There is no credible intelligence to suggest an imminent threat to the homeland or Austin at this time."


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Thousands of birds have fallen from the skies over Esperance, Australia and no one knows why.

Is it an illness, toxins or a natural phenomenon? A string of autopsies in Perth have shed no light on the mystery.

All the residents of flood-devastated Esperance know is that their "dawn chorus" of singing birds is missing.

The main casualties are wattle birds, yellow-throated miners, new holland honeyeaters and singing honeyeaters, although some dead crows, hawks and pigeons have also been found.

Wildlife officers are baffled by the "catastrophic" event, which the Department of Environment and Conservation said began well before last week's freak storm.

On Monday, Esperance, 450 miles southeast of Perth, was declared a natural disaster zone.

For more news about birds and natural science, click here.

District nature conservation co-ordinator Mike Fitzgerald said the first reports of birds dropping dead in people's yards came in three weeks ago. More than 500 deaths had since been notified. But the calls stopped suddenly last week, reportedly because no birds were left.

"It's very substantial. We estimate several thousand birds are dead, although we don't have a clear number because of the large areas of bushland," Fitzgerald said.

Birds Australia, the nation's main bird conservation group, said it had not heard of a similar occurrence. "Not on that scale, and all at the same time, and also the fact that it's several different species," chief executive Graeme Hamilton said. "You'd have to call that a most unusual event and one that we'd all have to be concerned about."

He expected birds would return to the area once the problem — natural or man-made phenomenon — was fixed but said it was vital the cause was identified.
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* Austin Officials Say No Health Threat From Dead Birds; Downtown Closed

The Department of Agriculture and Food, which conducted the autopsies, has almost ruled out an infectious process.

Acting chief veterinary officer Fiona Sunderman said toxins were the most likely cause but the deaths could be due to anything from toxic algae to chemicals and pesticides.

Sunderman said there were no leads yet on which of potentially hundreds of toxins might be responsible. Some birds were seen convulsing as they died.

Michelle Crisp was one of the first to contact the DEC after finding dozens of dead birds on her property one morning.

She told The Australian she normally had hundreds of birds in her yard, but that she and a neighbour counted 80 dead birds in one day. "It went to the point where we had nothing, not a bird," she said. "It was like a moonscape, just horrible.

"But the frightening thing for us, we didn't find any more birds after that. We literally didn't have any birds left to die."


Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,...#ixzz1A9oj9RtD


All of these happened in 2007, 2009 and 2010. Yet, the news is making out like this kind of thing has never happened before.
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Old 01-05-2011, 11:00 AM   #3
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I'm very curious about the cause. If this happened before then its not related to the oil spill.
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Old 01-05-2011, 12:25 PM   #4
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It's been all over the news and there are already two threads on it.
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Old 01-05-2011, 12:43 PM   #5
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Default Re: Birds dying---- Why isn't anyone talking about these instances?

unless it was never reported or mainstream media didn't pick up on it i don't remember reading anything where we've had all of these birds dying like this. only thing i can think of was the bird flu epidemic but that wasn't the same as this where they all seemed to drop out of the sky in certain mile radius's. on top of fish dying in a stretch near Arkansas where birds died.

its a ominous sign since the birds and fish are the most prone to some new epidemic, and we're probably next...
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Old 01-06-2011, 03:46 AM   #6
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We know that birds navigate by the magnetic field, only the magnetic field changes, and the birds will be lost fall,

Migratory birds rely on the body's "biological compass" to determine the direction is "open secret", but it is not clear how the perception of the magnetic field of birds.

"Nobody knows it (the magnetic induction system) to work," Patterson said Murray, "magnetic induction principle is that people understand the nature, at least so far the (principle)."

How long migratory birds perceive the magnetic field on two main points. One view is that the birds beak cells can sense the Earth's magnetic field and pass the message through the nervous system to the brain; another point of view, birds eye in the photoreceptor cells can "see" the magnetic field, and the information through another way to the brain is referred to as "N clusters" light processing area.

Specific proteins in migratory birds eye "cryptochrome" Maybe this is the light-dependent magnetic field sensing of the media. Light stimulation of this protein produced a pair of free radicals, free radicals can be carried by the electron spin may be able to perceive the special properties of Earth's magnetic field.

In general, the magnetic elements of change is very small, but with the solar activity and geomagnetic storms are closely related phenomena, but it happened very suddenly. This is because the intense sunspot activity, when the energy released is equivalent to some one hundred thousand hydrogen bomb blast, while a large number of charged particles ejected. These charged particles hitting the Earth forming a powerful magnetic field to the magnetic field superposition, so that under normal circumstances, the magnetic elements changed dramatically, causing "magnetic storms." Occurs when the magnetic storm on Earth many strange phenomena occur. Over the North Pole in the dark there will be a beautiful aurora. The compass will swing, short-wave radio broadcasts suddenly, relying on the magnetic field "navigation" will be lost pigeons, flying around. To cosmic rays and magnetic fields can stop high-energy charged particles from the sun is harmful organisms from the natural umbrella.

There may be and the polarity of the magnetic field changes related to conversion, according to Indian newspaper reports, Hyderabad (Hyderabad), a company in 2012, researchers predicted that the Earth and the Sun's magnetic poles will reverse. Earth's magnetic reversal Earth's magnetic field is the occurrence of the Arctic and Antarctic swap, in the course of the earth will experience at some point in time there is no magnetic field in the state.


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Old 01-07-2011, 10:20 AM   #7
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Default Re: Birds dying---- Why isn't anyone talking about these instances?

2 million more species of fish were found dead in the Chesapeake Bay yesterday. There is something really wrong going on right now between this and all of the alien ship sightings lately. Even Manu caught one on his camera phone so its not like its all made up. Maybe people were right about 2011/2012 being the end?
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Because Jersey Shore is on. I got more important shit to worry about here.
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because they shit on my car after i wash it. every time. every fn time.
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crazy shit, sumthings def going on
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Default Re: Birds dying---- Why isn't anyone talking about these instances?

The scientists are saying it's not a totally uncommon thing. My rational side sides with them but something isn't smelling right. Especially with the UFO stuff. Not just the Chinese airport controversy, but Wiki-Leaks reportedly planning to release classified U.S. government documents on aliens living on Earth.

Also, some of the dead birds were killed by CONTACT. The patch of them in Sweden (I believe it was) died of internal bleeding after taking some external blow. That definitely isn't common in any way shape or form.

Definitely seems like the beginning of an M Night Shyamalan movie.
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