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There’s a bird called the Great-tailed Grackle.  People in Texas joke that they’re the “Official Bird of Houston.”  They’re in the news because they’ve been gathering in massive flocks that look like scenes from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds”

One video making the rounds shows thousands of them taking over an entire parking lot in Houston.

Thousands of black birds - aka grackles - take over parking lot in Houston

Grackles aren't an uncommon sight (or sound) in Houston, but this is just crazy! KHOU 11 reporter Brett Buffington recorded this Jan. 29, 2020 at the Kroger on S Post Oak (Meyerland). READ MORE: https://www.khou.com/article/life/animals/grackles-black-birds-houston/285-dd39c504-a12d-440b-b1ed-9f80b8e0c381