But this time there is no conspiracy theory - officials in a small New Jersey community are pointing the finger at someone much closer to home. dead birds new jersey legal pesticide,
When they first realised what had happened, the people living in the Cumberland County town of Millville were, understandably, left baffled. They said it was like something out of a film.
One neighbour even said she saw the birds falling out of the air.
'Crazy - something out of a movie,' Michelle Cavalieri, who saw the birds fall from the sky, told NBC.
The birds that fell in Millville caused a bloody mess on roadways in the residential neighbourhood.
Jim Sinclair said: 'They’d get up and try and fly and they were out of control so they'd crash and fall again. It was just strange.'
Animal control, public health officials and other emergency crews arrived the scene yesterday morning to try and find out exactly what happened.
The Cumberland County Public Information Officer Troy Ferus then revealed there wasn't an environmental cause for the birds' death.
Instead, he suggested it was something they ate - a double-strength granular pesticide put down legally by nearby Ingraldi Farms to stop birds eating its corn.
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