Date: 1/19/19 5:54 am
From: Nancy PerleeBRISTOL <nperlee...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Amazon Prime
Try Murder She Wrote set in Maine with California Quail calling in the background.

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> On Jan 19, 2019, at 6:24 AM, Michael Blust <blustm...> wrote:
> Opening scene of "Raiders of the Lost Ark". Very tense chase scene in the
> jungle as a Willow Ptarmigan calls. Kinda ruined the mood!
>> On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 8:26 AM 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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