Dozens of starlings have been found dead on the C-31b highway that a Tarragona and Salou, as reported by Twitter the Grup d'Estudi i Protecció dels Ecosistemes Catalans-Ecologistes de Catalunya (GEPEC).
The finding has occurred near the southern polygon of the petrochemical industry, according to the environmental group that has collected several testimonies "about strong odors" in the area.
Last January there was a strong explosion in the southern petrochemical estate in La Canonja, which resulted in three dead and seven wounded.
However, Emergencies 112 has reported that it has received several calls about the presence of dead birds on the highway and that when asked if they perceived any kind of strange smell, they were negative.
Rural agents of Catalonia have come to the site to take samples of dead animals to analyze them.
In La Ampolla, in Tarragona, a starling side has formed in a cloudy sky that, according to experts, these synchronized flights respond to a survival strategy.
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