Video showing large swarm of Texas birds goes viral


No, that’s not the HEB parking lot. 

A video showing a massive flock of birds circling a highway in Mesquite is making the rounds online, but, as many Austinites can attest, the somewhat frightening sight is nothing new.

READ: Beware the birds: UT warns of aggressive grackles on campus

The intersection featured in the video is said to draw thousands of birds every year, Daily Mail reports

The publication compared the scene to one out of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 movie “The Birds,” in which the birds begin attacking humans.  

You can watch the scene below, or visit your local HEB for a live reenactment today. 

 READ: Can you eat a grackle? An investigation


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