Spectacular moment THOUSANDS of native budgies are spotted flying across the sky in perfect formation
- The incredible footage was captured by The Kangaroo Sanctuary, Alice Springs
- It showed a flock of the native Australian birds chirping loudly and flying
- Budgies are nomadic birds that follow grass seeds in arid parts of the country
An incredible video shows the moment thousands of bright green budgerigars soar across the sky.
The footage was captured by The Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs and uploaded to Instagram on Sunday.
A flock of the native Australian birds could be seen flying in formation around a brown field at the regional property, while chirping loudly.
‘Beautiful wild bright green budgies!,’ the caption read.
Pictured: Thousands of green budgies flying over a sanctuary in Alice Springs, Northern Territory
Pictured: A bright green budgie in Australia, similar to the ones that flew over The Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs
‘I was very lucky to be able to sit quietly on the ground in our sanctuary while flocks of thousands of budgies landed at my feet and flew all around.
‘They are loving the grass seeds.’
Stunned viewers took to the comments section to praise the animal sanctuary for capturing the scene.
‘That is absolutely amazing! So many cockatiels around at the moment as well,’ one social media user shared.
‘Oh wow. That is amazing. I bet you haven’t stopped smiling,’ another wrote.
Stunned viewers took to the comments section to praise the animal sanctuary for capturing the scene (pictured)
Another cheeky user joked: ‘Don’t open your mouth while looking up though.’
The Kangaroo Sanctuary replied with a laughing emoji.
Budgies are small birds which usually fly in large flocks in the wild to deter predators.
They are nomadic birds that follow grass seeds in arid parts of the country.