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http://io9.com/dozens-of-dead-and-disoriented-birds-fall-like-rain-o-1107774584In what is being described as a scene straight out of an Alfred Hitchcock movie, hundreds of black birds, possibly grackles, began flocking in a â€œbizarre mannerâ€ atop trees, rooftops, and vehicles in Winnipegâ€™s north end. And then they just started to drop one by one â€œlike raindrops.â€ Animal experts are baffled.
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Dozens of dead birds fall from the sky in New Jersey
Source"We have not seen this type of substance before, though preliminary tests have shown it is not petroleum-based," said Barbara Callahan, interim executive director of International Bird Rescue who served as bird unit leader during the 2010 BP oil spill. "Our veterinary and rehabilitation staff is working overtime to ensure all birds transported to us receive optimal emergency care."