Quotes of the Day

A red winged Blackbird sings at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge March 27, 2009 in Titusville, Florida
Monday, Jan. 03, 2011

Open quoteThere were some fireworks shot off at midnight, and it is possible that the birds were on their roost and stressed so bad that it could have killed them.Close quote

  • spokesman for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, on what could have caused more than 4,000 birds to fall dead from the sky on New Year's Eve in Beebe, Ark.
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