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About 400 starlings have been found dead in Kiwanis Park in Clearfield.

Clearfield officials said they don't know what led to the deaths or why the birds gathered at the 300 N. Vine St. location. J.J. Allen, assistant city manger, said municipal workers have picked up the dead birds and will keep the park up to city standards.

Dead birds were first noticed at the park Sunday, Allen said. More dead birds have turned up through the week.

Officials from the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources collected four of the dead birds to determine whether they were poisoned, Allen said.