It’s hard to imagine images more mundane than those captured by a traffic camera — usually just cars and trucks driving past an endless stream all day, every day.
But thanks to the sweet curiosity of a feathered local in Brazil, the tape of this road camera has become very interesting.
“This morning we had a special visit to one of the cameras,” the camera operators wrote.
Here is what they saw:
Later, the bird was identified as a turquoise-snouted parrot – a colorful species living in this region.
So that the beauty of the parrot isn’t underestimated because of its close-up flight on camera, here’s what they look like in all their glory:
The parrot’s visit to the camera from the road may have been brief, but for those few charming moments, you’d be hard pressed to find a more mesmerizing sight.