"The Birds" in 1963 by Alfred Hitchcock (London 1899 - Bel Air 1980). Suspense/horror film. Based on the 1952 story "The Birds" by Daphne du Maurier. It depicts Bodega Bay, California which is, suddenly and for unexplained reasons, the subject of a series of widespread and violent bird attacks over the course of a few days. The Birds was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Special Effects.