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Flock of blackbirds invade Kentucky town, cover area with droppings

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People in Hopkinsville, Kentucky are coping with an unusual problem.

Blackbirds have not flown as far south as they usually do.

As a result, there's an abundance of bird droppings in the area.

The droppings create a fungus that infects the lungs, and can make people sick.

It can also be bad for trees and deadly for pets.

Several years ago, the fungus infected nearly 300 trees and the city had to cut them down.

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