Blackbirds death revisited. Does the fireworks explanation make sense?
This question was asked a year ago and again this year, on the same day, in the same Arkansas town, the same species of bird died.
We have these redwings all summer long in my area (possibly quite literally the same flocks that migrate to Arkansas for the winter) and they have never fallen out of the sky on July 4th.
Somehow, I’m not buying the fireworks confusion but if it is a valid explanation, is there a reason the birds would be susceptible to “being scared to death” on New Year’s Eve and not during the summer?