Birds invade pitch
INVADING: Birds (Image: Guardian Sport)

VIDEO: Flock of birds invade pitch during Brazilian match

Lapwings, to be precise.

Brazilian football match delayed by pitch-invading birds – video https://t.co/A0cxkXJB8s pic.twitter.com/PPAFG69Xrq

— Guardian sport (@guardian_sport) November 12, 2015

You can add ‘a flock of lapwings’ to the list of animal pitch invaders we’ve seen over the years – watch these birds interrupt an under-20 Copa do Brasil match between São Paulo and Joinville.