Viewers give their take on Indy mystery

Viewers give their take on Indy mystery

There are 15 comments on the WISH-TV 8 Indiana News story from Jan 22, 2009, titled Viewers give their take on Indy mystery. In it, WISH-TV 8 Indiana News reports that:

Few stories, lately, have generated the kind of reaction 24-Hour News 8 received after one report Wednesday night.

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Bird

Columbia, MD

#3 Jan 22, 2009
Thankfully there's none of that here at my house, but it looks like bird crap to me!

Furthermore, I advise scrubbing it off the siding.

:)

“Splat!”

Since: Sep 08

Indianapolis, IN

#4 Jan 23, 2009
Kids who were assaulted by armed robbers at the bus stops, women stabbing boyfriends, people being shot in the street, corrupt cops, gang violence, drugs, guns etc and all you can find to write a report on is bird sh!t???????
Treza

Durham, NC

#5 Jan 23, 2009
It's bird droppings, the birds are eating berries and then dropping these splatters. A few of us watched this one day at work while on a smoke break!!! The birds (about 300 of them) were in the bushes eating the berries then they all flew over and it was raining droppings!! Thank goodness we were under a topping from the building!!
plainfieldcitize n

Lebanon, IN

#6 Jan 23, 2009
It may be starlings, but has anyone noticed the increrase of Canadian Geese in the Plainfield area? With all the retention ponds in the area, it no wonder there aren't more geese. One solution is for the DNR to declare a controlled harvest on Canadian Geese and then donate the meat to the food bank That way, hunters get a chance to solve a problem and the needy get fed.
mary watkinson

Riverside, IA

#7 Jan 23, 2009
i dont think that looks like bird droppings. it hit my brothers hous car patio furniture all over the yard one of his dogs got sick after being outside plz find out about it thank you very much
MaryLou

Valparaiso, IN

#8 Jan 23, 2009
Have seen this at our place in southern Johnson Co. a few years ago. Several residents in the area believed it to be refuse from a jet. It falling the same way a cornstalk leaf will fall in the middle of a city street on a calm day. If any have seen geese droppings they are deep green in color and stink to high heaven! The stain is extremely difficult to remove from any surface.
Jack

Indianapolis, IN

#9 Jan 23, 2009
Grackles (of the blackbird family) are causing these marks. We have three large cotton woods at the edge of our property and thousands of grackles roost in them every Fall. We put up with washing the cars almost weekly until they continue their migration. The marks are all over the driveway and northeast end of the house.
Lori LeSage

Indianapolis, IN

#10 Jan 23, 2009
I'm in Greenwood and had this stuff all over my car-same color. Have seen a ton on Canadian geese in the area lately.
Lori LeSage

Indianapolis, IN

#11 Jan 23, 2009
I'm pretty sure that the Police are taking care of the criminal stuff - not WISH-TV's obligation to do so.
Lori LeSage

Indianapolis, IN

#12 Jan 23, 2009
Oh - my previous reply was to the poster by the name of "Wet Phart".
Robert Clark

New York, NY

#13 Jan 23, 2009
If you don't know bird poop when ya' see it...you spend too much time indoors.
JULIA

United States

#14 Jan 23, 2009
Are you kidding me. Our tax dollars are going towards research on "crap"!!!!
I am sorry, you just have to wonder who the hell is in charge!! Just hose the shit off!!!

“Splat!”

Since: Sep 08

Indianapolis, IN

#15 Jan 23, 2009
Lori LeSage wrote:
I'm pretty sure that the Police are taking care of the criminal stuff - not WISH-TV's obligation to do so.
Obviously you missed the point.

Again, the most interesting thing they could find to report on is bird crap?

Since: Mar 08

Carmel, IN

#16 Jan 23, 2009
HOW IS THIS A MYSTERY!? ITS POOP!!!!
labkat

United States

#17 Jan 23, 2009
Young grackles are in all over right now...the juvenile ones are black like crows but have shiny, irredescent feathers. They tend to flock in large masses. Grackles are foragers-they will eat out of the trash, rodents, fish, fruit-basically anything they can get to. I am a birdwatcher and have lots of feeds and the grackles will come in droves and clean the feeders and scare away other birds. Obviously...when the eat-they crap. No big mystery there and no big mystery as to why the color of the "material" can vary.

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