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Post by alice44 » January 7th, 2011, 7:34 am

And here is another story sort of summing it all up

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news ... rdsfalling


but I would really be interested in any more information on the Swedish case of dead black birds.

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Post by Jo UK » January 13th, 2011, 1:39 am

More bird deaths - this time in Romania, and an explanation too - binge drinking.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/12170571

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Post by Kitty KCMO » January 13th, 2011, 3:25 am

:faint: Apparently nobody told the poor birds that booze only makes you THINK you are warm in winter. Poor birds, but they probably "felt no pain" when they expired! :shake: (I know, a poor joke.)
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Post by alice44 » January 13th, 2011, 9:35 am

And I heard the Italian birds died of over consumption (of some kind of seed?).

I notice often birds don't eat all that much fresh fruit, but the last time I was at Finley Wildlife refuge, which has a fair number of apple trees as a former farm area, I noticed the Towees were absolutely munching down on the apples -- I suppose alcohol might have been a danger for them.

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Post by macdoum » June 22nd, 2011, 6:06 pm

Dishwashers are a source of pathological fungii
According to The British Mycological Society journal published recently: fungii from dishwashers are harmful.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 29#FCANote

from our newspaper yesterday. The consequences I don't know. :puzzled:
Nor the solution.( have'nt read the full article...and there is,maybe copyright)

edit: e.g.Exopiala fungus is reported elsewhere in the home. Like bathroom,in the sauna,Turkish baths.
Its a fungus that loves 42° PLUS temps. for profligation.
I think its that black trace left around the bathtub or washing machine. :shock:
Its harmful.
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Post by macdoum » July 10th, 2011, 1:46 am

In court these people were convicted for vet.medicines smuggling;

http://www.defra.gov.uk/news/2011/07/08 ... smuggling/
What next ? :slap:
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Post by macdoum » February 13th, 2012, 12:49 am

A study of the spread of Lyme disease and fears for the future. i.e. Biodiversity changes

http://www.amnh.org/sciencebulletins/

:thumbs: Good clear video.
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Post by Jo UK » November 3rd, 2012, 10:47 am

alice44 wrote:And here is another story sort of summing it all up

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news ... rdsfalling


but I would really be interested in any more information on the Swedish case of dead black birds.
About dead blackbirds in UK - they died of alcohol poisoning.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/20180091

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Post by alice44 » November 3rd, 2012, 9:51 pm

Very interesting Jo.

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Post by Chimega » November 16th, 2012, 3:05 am

I just saw this topic the other day and this is the first chance I have had to post in it.

In regards to the red-wing blackbirds, found dead. This did not happen only in Arkansas. It also happened in Louisiana, as well, just days apart.

A lot of us in the owl groups were discussing it at the time it happened and I know the findings were that it must be because of fireworks and I quickly pointed out that this NEVER happens on the 4th of July, so why only one specific holiday, rather than any holiday that fireworks are set off?

I seriously doubt that it was the fireworks that caused them to fly to their deaths. :cry:
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Post by Liz01 » July 29th, 2015, 11:19 am

godfather searched for injured eagles


July 28, 2015 - A lot of you do not know about these eagles. It was mid-June with a wing fracture found in Brandenburg, whose cause is unknown. Its origin is unknown. Now it is maintained in the wild bird station looking for a godfather.

https://berlin.nabu.de/news/newsarchiv/ ... 19258.html

The injury to his left wing was not without. While the veterinary clinic in chaff fraction injury gets in some patients by rail and restraint in the handle, the medical repertoire has been expanded for this Eagle: with surgery had to be directed to the wing fracture. The medical team has done a great job here, because recently there is the sea eagle in the wild bird NABU station and continues to recover excellent.

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