A lot of people, including scientist have been placed in a shocking state after thousands of birds dropped dead from the sky.
Biologists at the New Mexico State University are trying to find out why hundreds of thousands of migratory birds have been found dead across the state.
According to Martha Desmond, a professor at the university’s department of fish, wildlife and conservation ecology.
“It’s just terrible. The number is in the six figures. Just by looking at the scope of what we’re seeing, we know this is a very large event, hundreds of thousands and maybe even millions of dead birds, and we’re looking at the higher end of that.”
“Birds who migrated before they were ready because of the weather might have not had enough fat to survive,”“Some birds might have not even had the reserves to start migrating so they died in place.”“We began seeing isolated mortalities in August, so something else has been going on aside the weather events and we don’t know what it is. So that in itself is really troubling,”“This is devastating. Climate charge is playing a role in this.”“We lost 3 billion birds in the US since 1970 and we’ve also seen a tremendous decline in insects, so an event like this is terrifying to these populations and it’s devastating to see.”