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Did predatory bird lead to deaths of dozens of Bohemian waxwings in Kamloops?

Editor’s note: While the Bohemian waxwing is normally associated with colder climates, 8 were reported in Smelt Bay during Cortes Island’s ‘2021’ Christmas Bird count (possibly because of the severe weather.)

By Michael Potestio, Kamloops This Week, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A Kamloops man came across a strange sight on Tuesday (March 1), finding numerous dead birds downtown as he headed home from work.

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