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December 14, 2011
Lynn Chamberlain photo

In this photo provided by Utah Division of Wildlife Services, a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources employee frees some surviving grebes on Dec. 13, 2011, at Stratton Pond in Hurricane, Utah, after thousands of the birds crash landed throughout Southern Utah. Officials say storm clouds above city lights probably confused thousands of grebes, which are a duck-like aquatic bird that migrates south for the winter. Thousands of the birds were killed, but more than 2,000 had been rescued by Tuesday evening. The survivors were released into Washington County bodies.