A European Barn Swallow, credit Wikipedia.
Call to save dying swallows in southwest France as yet another sad bird tale hits the news
By Hanna Thompson
French bird protection association La Ligue de Protection des Oiseaux (LPO) in the Lot in southwest France has launched a campaign to save swallows after hundreds have been found dead due to bad weather.
Researchers are scrambling to explain why hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions, of birds, are suddenly being found dead across wide swaths of New Mexico, Colorado, Nebraska, Arizona and Texas in recent weeks. TBW