The incident of Starlings mysteriously drowning have not developed recently, or even over the past weeks or months, it has developed over a very lengthy period, between 1993 to 2013. Spanning two decades. They found the case of Starlings drowning to be unusual, and unnatural. And, it is not happening on an individual level, where Starlings are drowning on their on. It is happening in groups, they are drowning in groups, which makes scientists unable to explain the mysterious phenomenon.
The Starling is no stranger to urban, and rural areas. It is a rare bird which can adapt both in cities, and in the countryside, equally well. Therefore, since it in a wild bird which is common in gardens across the country, it means that we can keep an eye out for these feathered friends!