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500 Dead Birds Found In Louisiana Town

Posted By admin On January 4, 2011 @ 4:31 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

Russell Jones
ABC News WBRZ [1]
Jan 4, 2011

LABARRE, La. – Around 500 dead blackbirds and starlings have been found in Pointe Coupee Parish, according to state wildlife officials.

The birds were spotted lying in roads and ditches near Labarre Elementary School.  The community is between Morganza and New Roads on Highway 10.

Scientists from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries have been sent out to collect samples, which will be sent for testing to the University of Georgia and National Wildlife Center in Wisconsin.

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