HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Connecticut environmental officials are telling residents to beware of sick songbirds.
Since mid-May young songbirds in New Jersey, the mid-Atlantic, the Southeast and parts of the Midwest have been found dead in large numbers.READ MORE: Clear Water On The Jersey Shore Dazzling Visitors
The birds have suffered eye swelling and inability to stand.READ MORE: De Blasio: Cuomo 'Should Be Charged' Over Sexual Assault, Harassment Claims In AG Investigation
Officials urge residents to take precautions, don’t feed birds and clean feeders and bird baths.
You should also keep pets away from sick birds.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
So far, there are no known cases in Connecticut.