More than 21,000 birds found dead after fierce storms in France

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The 21,341 recorded bird deaths were mostly Atlantic puffins, guillemots and razor-billed auks which starved after winds blew them off course. 

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More than 20,000 seabirds died during the storms that hit France's west coast in January and February, according to the French society for the protection of birds, reports RFI.