Video: Exotic Brazilian Bird Sounds Like ‘Space Invaders’

   04.14.15

This is a curl-chested jay, a bird native to the forests of southern and northwestern Brazil. Just like parrots, curl-chested jays are capable of reproducing sounds that they hear, including everyday noises or songs. What comes out of this bird, however, is a weird series of computer noises that seem to mimic a loud video game, full of beeps and whistles. It has to be heard to be believed.

When prompted by Polish wildlife blogger Goska Zdziechowska, this bird is all too happy to launch into its repertoire of memorized sounds.

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