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From The Birds to Charlie´s Angels, birds often have critical parts in classic movies.
Alfred Hitchcock and The Birds
A classic movie for any Halloween party or gathering is Alfred Hitchcock´s The Birds. For birders, the movie has added resonance!
Charlies Angles and the Pygmy Nuthatch
In the 2000 release of Charlie´s Angels, the secret to finding the bad guys is when Cameron Diaz identifies the sound of a "pygmy nuthatch". She claims it´s only found in Carmel, California.
Count of Monte Cristo
I´m a big fan of Alexandre Dumas. The movie version of the Count of Monte Cristo has some vivid bird imagery in it!
The Movie Gladiator starring Russell Crowe focussed on a general who loved the land and nature. Birds played a strong part in creating this movie.
Harry Potter and the Snowy Owl
The Snowy Owl had a small but loyal following until Harry Potter burst onto the scene. Now this quiet bird is sought after by thousands!
The Big Year vs. The King's Speech
Both movies feature lots of male bonding, but only one won the Academy Award last year. Here's why.
A crow is the guide for the ghost of a rock musician who seeks revenge on those who killed him. Brandon Lee´s death during the filming adds to the darkness of his perfect Halloween viewing experience.
The Eagles of Lord of the Rings Birding Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Birding Site Map
Birds form powerful imagery in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. One of the most potent groups of creatures are the eagles, who save Gandalf, Frodo and Sam.
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