15 Dec '11, 3am

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In this photo provided by Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, a surviving grebe huddles in the snow Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011 after thousands of the birds crash landed throughout Southern Utah on Monday night. -- PHOTO: AP ST GEORGE, Utah (AP) - Thousands of migratory birds are dead or injured after they apparently mistook a Wal-Mart parking lot, football fields, highways and other areas of southern Utah for bodies of water and plummeted to the ground. One state wildlife expert is calling it the worst downing she'd ever seen. Crews went to work cleaning up the dead birds and rescuing the injured survivors after the creatures crash-landed in the St. George area Monday night. By midday on Wednesday, volunteers had helped rescue more than 3,000 birds, releasing them into a nearby pond. There's no count on how many died, although officials estimate it's upwards of 1,500. Wildlife...

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