Birds, The

Birds, The

Hitchcock film in which birds turn on the human race and terrorize a town. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 51]
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I saw then those magnificent birds, the disposition of whose long feathers obliges them to fly against the wind.
'Birding does not end with sighting birds, instead, one also becomes familiar with the sounds of the birds, the way they fly, what they eat, and how they behave.
When they played recorded male solos to pairs of birds, the female joined in to sing along.
While Sonneman is best with living things--people, flowers, and birds, the dryness that detracts from many of her expository pictures of nests and birdhouses is not an inevitable consequence of this stylistic choice.
After all, the more habitat there is for birds, the more bird species there will be, and the better the game of birding for everyone.
FOWL DEEDS Among birds, the H5N1 virus is spreading at an alarming pace.
These data suggest that at least two species of birds, the American robin and the veery, may be reservoirs for A.
But if you share it with the birds, the cost drops to that of-well, birdfeed.
For other birds, the researchers substituted fresh wax worms before each recovery session to create the illusion that both wax worms and nuts stay palatable.
However, the bird's central tail feathers are of a kind that hasn't been found in ancient birds, the researchers say.
In many birds, the age of the female seems more important than the age of the male, he notes.
For one group of birds, the researchers blocked the local magnetic field.