When it comes to roadside cameras, it’s hard to imagine anything more commonplace than a steady stream of automobiles and trucks passing past all day long.
However, owing to the charming curiosity of one feathered resident in Brazil, one particular traffic camera’s broadcast suddenly got a whole lot more fascinating.
Operators of one of the cameras noted, “This morning, we received a special visit there in one of the cameras.”
They observed this:
The bird was later recognized as a turquoise-fronted parrot, a brightly colored endemic species to the area.
If the parrot’s beauty is overshadowed by the camera’s close-up, here it is in its full splendor:
The parrot’s brief appearance at the traffic camera was adorable, and you’d be hard-pressed to find better viewing.