The Birds Summary
Daphne Du Maurier

Everything you need to understand or teach The Birds by Daphne Du Maurier.

  • The Birds Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 Student Essay
  • ...and more
  • 30 The Birds Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Birds Summary

The Birds opens on the third day of December, when the seaside weather has changed overnight. Nat Hocken, a wounded war veteran who now supports his family by working part-time at the local farm, has noticed that all the birds in the village seem uncharacteristically restless. He thinks the weather has affected the birds’ behavior. Perhaps, they think winter has come early. That evening in bed, Nat hears a strange tapping...

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Study Pack

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The Birds Study Guide

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