Nana Diana Takes A Break

Nana Diana Takes A Break

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

The Birds-Alfred Hitchcock-Are You Out There?

We woke early and sat
sipping coffee.

Looking out our bayside windows
we saw quite a sight.

Birds!
Birds and more birds!

Headed NORTH?
Seriously?
Aren't you guys supposed
to be headed
SOUTH?

It's a bird...
It's a plane..
NO-
It's definitely, definitely, definitely
(remember Rainman)
BIRDS!
The film is about 40 seconds
long and you will notice
that there are a couple
of
SMART BIRDS
headed South!
I heard THAT!
Who said
Duck Soup?

So....if there was a hunter
out front with a gun..
could it be said
he was
Shooting A Bird?
your photo name

15 comments:

  1. Our air current was weird Monday- 3 layers of clouds- the middle one going one way and the other 2 going the other. Maybe it confused them.
    Geese are flying south here now.
    But nothing like that. The regular smaller birds are gathering in the trees getting ready. We had a murder just northeast of here yesterday morning. I hate crows. They kill other birds.
    We have had a 40 degree temperature change in the last few days and that could have them in a panic, too.
    I went to bed at 2 and back up at 4.
    I think I might eat some eggs and head back to bed.

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  2. well thats a strange one,, we have them flocking here but I think they're going in the right direction!

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  3. Weird. I never like to see that many birds, it kinda creeps me out!

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  4. Ooh that is almost Alfred Hitchcock like. We saw something similar the other day over the water while we were at the beach, just a large group of birds flying over the water like that. I wonder if they know something we don't!!
    xoxo

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  5. You need to come visit me in about 2 months. We have had for the past three years at least 200 buzzards that camp out in our trees (1/2 acre) for 3 months. It is just awful. We have worked with the Ohio Dept. of
    Natural Resources and they have been to our home. They are nasty. Should see our cars.....seriously, it isn't purty.

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  6. Oh wow, that's a whole lots of birds! I actually love the Alfred Hitchcock movie The Birds. I've seen it a ton of times. I thought Rod Taylor was dreamy! Am I dating myself with that comment? But in real life, I'd probably be freaked out by that many birds!

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  7. We live near a river, and Canadian Geese stay here year around. If you go over to the river, take ear plugs. They also fly over our house a lot, in the spring and fall, and can get pretty loud....

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  8. As I was about to type a response, I looked out the window and saw an eagle. And he was flying south, haha! Sounds like the birds in WI are totally confused! And I thought you said you lived on the "good" side of the bay!!!

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  9. That was a great movie by Hithcock

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  10. WOW, those 3 birds were flyin' the wrong way!! LOL I wonder why! They must have missed the directions on Mapquest!

    XO
    Cindy

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  11. Chuckle! Hellooooo, guys!? That'a way! >>>>>
    Kind of creepy so many.

    Yesterday we had a hawk land on our large bird feeder & sit & stare into our office window. We both were afraid to move to get the camera. Awesome birds.

    Today the squirrels are driving us crazy. Must be a nasty winter coming on the way they are eating & digging holes in the ground again. Ugh!

    TY for your note. I'll read it to Sherry tonight.
    Have a great eve, Diana ~
    Hugs of love,
    Marydon

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  12. I have to tell you I do get spooked when I see a lot of birds lining up on a power line!
    But ducks or geese flying south-No. I love to see their migration and hear the honking as they pass.

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  13. They is headed north because they heard a ferocious cat is located south ;)

    Purrs. Looking forward to the smart ones who are headed....south ;)

    Romeo

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  14. That is kind of creepy. I saw The Birds when I was only 7, and it freaked me out! Big flocks of birds still give me the willies.

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