Alaska seabird die-off takes a strange turn with carcasses found at freshwater lake

“Scientists in multiple federal agencies are trying to determine if the murre deaths are connected to lack of food, parasites, disease, weather or something else, but they keep being pitched curves, like birds showing up in surprising places.”

This is another sad story about the wide-spread Murre die-off, but this time near Lake Iliamna. To read the latest, see this story published March 17 by Yereth Rosen at the ADN.

Also, view this video from CNN for first hand reports from people investigating this in Alaska.