51 Years Ago, Millions Of Blackbirds Mysteriously Descended On The Tiny Town Of Scotland Neck, North Carolina
The old saying birds of a feather flock together has more than one cultural meaning in the tiny North Carolina town of Scotland Neck in Halifax County. For those living in the small, peaceful town in the late 1960s, they’ll likely never forget the several million birds that descended on the town wreaking havoc for at least three months straight with no reprieve. It was a dark time for the small town – in more ways than one.
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Do you remember the 1969 invasion of blackbirds in Halifax County? We’d love to hear your firsthand account so feel free to join the discussion!
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If you love birds and want to see them in much smaller numbers, then Scotland Neck is the home of a fantastic bird aviary that you can visit. Keep reading to learn all about Sylvan Heights Bird Park!
Address: Scotland Neck, NC 27874, USA
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Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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