PESTICIDES: Study links controversial chemical to bird deaths Tiffany Stecker, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 A controversial pesticide has led to the decline of insect-eating birds in the Netherlands, a new study finds. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.