Thousands of Black Birds Seize Control of Houston Sky January 2017

An eerie video shows the moment thousands of blackbirds descended upon travelers along a freeway in Houston.
A driver captured the creepy sight as the birds soared through a dark gray sky.

In the video, the birds appeared to be flying in a snake-like formation as they swarmed over cars entering and leaving the city.

Thousands of Black Birds Seize Control of Sky in Houston, Texas January 2017

A driver captured the creepy sight as the birds soared through a dark gray sky. In the video, the birds appear to fly in a snake-like formation as they swarm over cars entering and leaving the city
The video showed traffic backed up on one side of the freeway as cars slowed down on the other side due to the swooping birds.

Some of the feathery creatures were also seen perched on top of the cement divider.

Others were spotted landing on the highway near the median.

Thousands of Black Birds Seize Control of Sky in Houston, Texas Janaury 2017

At one point, a few of them flew right across the windshield of the person filming the video. And cars were seen braking because of the swooping birds
At one point, a few of them flew right across the windshield of the person filming the video.

The flock of birds looked like a scene from Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 horror film, The Birds.

In Hitchcock's famous classic thousands of birds terrorized the small town of Bodega Bay.