I seriously doubt this means something bad is coming, but you never know. 

Don’t get me wrong – I get how someone who has never witnessed a gathering of grackles would be freaked out by the below video. And yes, it does look like a scene out of Alfred Hitchcock’s horror classic The Birds. 

But those of us who grew up in the Lone Star State know that it is quite normal for a huge flock of grackles to gather in parking lots this time of year. It would be weird if they didn’t.

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They love parking lots because of the artificial light, allowing them to stay active after the sun goes down, according to Food & Wine. The birds also love to eat the trash people leave behind them. 

However, I do realize evidence suggests birds can sense natural disasters before they happen. Some people believe they have a sixth sense. But it’s most likely the fact they can hear things humans can’t. 

Indiana Public Media reports a group of French scientists point out the fact that hurricanes and tsunamis generate infrasound, which is too low of a frequency for human ears to detect. 

But like I said earlier, I'm pretty sure that’s not what’s going on here.

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