Radar Images Show Startled Birds Taking Flight Before Arkansas Mass Death

A bird scientist has isolated weather radar images that he says show exactly what killed the 5,000-or-so birds that fell dead from the sky over Beebe, Ark., on New Year's Eve. Sidney Gauthreaux, a biological sciences professor at a Clemson University lab that studies radar images of birds, said a cloud burst on weather radar animation captures a series of pulses of startled birds taking flight in the Little Rock suburb. "There is no question that the exodus of birds from the roost is visible...Full Story
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