In the city of Balakovo, Saratov region, a mass death of ravens was recorded. The townspeople found the bodies of dozens of birds. Various versions have been put forward, including the assumption of an infection that has infected birds.
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In Balakovo, when approaching the new bridge, residents saw dead birds on Sunday evening, scattered chaotically on the roadway. The corpses of the ravens were seen on the road along 30 Let Pobeda Street in the place where the section from Trnavska Street passes, in front of the entrance to the new bridge. One of the netizens reported that the birds were falling down dead. According to one of the versions, we are talking about electric wires on which birds sit. Others expressed the opinion that the air in the city was to blame. According to the third version, the death of birds could have occurred as a result of fireworks observed near one of the restaurants, which is located not far from the place of mass death of birds.
Employees of the regional veterinary department visited the site of the fall of birds and collected samples of biomaterials. They explained that they could be talking about a possible infection that infected the ravens.