Wildlife specialists think the red-eyed “Eared Grebe“ birds crash landed into the snowy parking lot, mistaking it for a body of water. The eared grebes who are duck-like aquatic birds, were likely on their way to the Mexican coast for the winter.
In St. George Utah, over 3,000 birds crash landed into a Wal-Mart parking lot.
Fox News said that this afternoon, ‘volunteers had helped rescue more than 3,000 birds, releasing them into a nearby pond’. Officials estimated that about 1,500 died from the crash!