15 Feb 2012

Birds falling from the sky in American Samoa

8:18 am on 15 February 2012

The American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources is investigating dead Myna birds found in the village of Nu'uuli.

Samoa News reports that Myna birds, an invasive species in American Samoa, have been reported falling from the sky recently in the Nu'uuli area, with around twenty birds found dead.

Eight of the dead birds have been sent off to the United States Geological Survey in Hawaii for testing.