Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift of lovebirds. But upon her arrival, the bird population runs amok. Suddenly, the townsfolk face a massive avian onslaught, with the feathered fiends inexplicably attacking people all over Bodega Bay.
- Genre: Horror
- Studio: Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions
- Keyword: pet shop, seclusion, playground, seagull, fireplace, bird attack, socialite, based on short story, practical joke, schoolteacher, lovebird, shopkeeper, unsolved mystery, schoolhouse
- Cast: Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Veronica Cartwright, Ethel Griffies