Date: 1/18/19 6:01 pm
From: Marcia Baker <00000071bf45faf1-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Amazon Prime
They use them for eagles because they are a harsher cry

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> On Jan 18, 2019, at 8:45 PM, Liz Lackey <lackeytomliz...> wrote:
> In a movie recently, (can’t remember which one), I noted a common loon call in the middle of a tropical rain forest scene. Jeez.
> And yes, Red-Tailed Hawk screams show up frequently in movies. Always out of context of course.
> Liz Lackey
> Stowe
>> On Jan 18, 2019, at 7:53 PM, Evergreen Erb <evergreenerb...> wrote:
>> The movie with the loons in winter was one of the movies made by Jay Craven by the author Howard Frank Mosher. I think it was Where the Rivers Flow North. The other one it could be is Disappearances. It drove me crazy also. I also heard loon sounds in a movie that was supposed to be in the Jurassic period. But almost every movie and commercial has at least one Red-tailed Hawk screeching in it. Evergreen in Jericho
>>> On Jan 18, 2019, at 4:46 PM, Jane Stein <jeshawks...> wrote:
>>> There was a highly praised movie some years ago, can't remember the name,
>>> that made me almost come screaming out of my seat when loon calls were
>>> heard as the actors were strolling by a frozen lake bundled up in winter
>>> clothes. Arrrgggh.
>>> Jane
>>> (Shoreham)
>>> On Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:41:39 -0500, "Teage O'Connor"
>>> <badger.meli...> wrote:
>>>> My sister's a director and I was always gripe that the bird sounds in
>>>> movies rarely have any correlation to the birds that might occur on
>>> screen,
>>>> the time of year, or even geographic location. Has any director even
>>> heard
>>>> a bald eagle make a noise? I always offer my consulting services to her
>>>> director friends. Alas, no one's taken me up on the offer.
>>>> Teage O'Connor
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>>>>> On Fri, 18 Jan 2019 at 08:26, Ted Levin <tedlevin1966...> wrote:
>>>>> FYI: For those of you who subscribe to Amazon Prime, there is a very
>>>>> funny,
>>>>> very Jewish comedy *The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel* about an aspiring female
>>>>> comedian in the mid- to late-fifties. The show takes place mostly on
>>> the
>>>>> Upper West of Manhattan, with jaunts into coffee houses in the Village
>>>>> and
>>>>> up to resorts in the Catskills.
>>>>> The point of this email is that during several episodes in the second
>>>>> year
>>>>> (2018) the family spends the summer at Steiner's in the Borscht Belt,
>>> one
>>>>> of many Jewish resorts in the Catskills that were popular in the 40s,
>>>>> 50s,
>>>>> 60s, and 70s. In one episode, for a mere 15 seconds, there is a clip of
>>> a
>>>>> bird walk; the leader stops everyone, shooshes them, and then points
>>> out
>>>>> a
>>>>> singing Bicknell's thrush, which is *not* singing a thrush song. Of
>>>>> course,
>>>>> in 1959 there were no Bicknell thrushes; they were all considered
>>>>> gray-cheeks until Chris Rimmer and company separated them out, forty
>>> plus
>>>>> years later.
>>>>> Ted
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