Uploaded on Jan 1, 2012
Report: Approximately 5,000 dead blackbirds fall from out of the sky in the town of Beebe, Arkansas on New Year's Eve and early New Year's Day. This is the second straight year that the same occurrence has taken place.
PLEASE NOTE: The picture used in this video is NOT from the incident that reportedly occurred on December 31, 2011 and January 1, 2012. For information on the photo that we used in the video, please see the "Photo Credit" information below. Thank you.
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Conservative New Media video on last year's mass bird (and fish) deaths in Arkansas:
"First sign of an apocalyptic year to come? Thousands of blackbirds fall to their death in Arkansas town for second New Year's Eve in a row" (UK Daily Mail)
"Dead blackbirds fall on Beebe, Arkansas again -- Pastor says apocalyptic Hosea prophecy is being fulfilled"
"Dead Blackbirds Fall Again in Ark. Town" (AP)
Google Maps: Beebe, Arkansas
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Description: Dead Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
Source: Wikimedia Commons http://bit.ly/g5TzSt
Secondary Source: "Dead Bird" Flickr http://bit.ly/gjLoSg
Author: Tom Harpel http://bit.ly/fOQFoX
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