The Birds (1963)
Ethel Griffies: Mrs. Bundy
Traveling Salesman at Diner's Bar : Gulls are scavengers, anyway. Most birds are. Get yourselves guns and wipe them off the face of the earth!
Mrs. Bundy, elderly ornithologist : That would hardly be possible.
Deke Carter - Diner Owner : Why not, Mrs. Bunty?
Mrs. Bundy, elderly ornithologist : Because there are 8,650 species of birds in the world today, Mr. Carter. It is estimated that 5,750,000,000 birds live in the United States alone. The five continents of the world...
Traveling Salesman at Diner's Bar : Kill 'em all. Get rid of the messy animals.
Mrs. Bundy, elderly ornithologist : ...probably contain more than 100,000,000,000 birds!
Sebastian Sholes, fisherman in diner : Hell, maybe we're all getting a little carried away with this. Admittedly a few birds did act strange, but that's no reason to...
Melanie Daniels : I keep telling you, this isn't 'a few birds'! These are gulls, crows, swifts...!
Mrs. Bundy, elderly ornithologist : I have never known birds of different species to flock together. The very concept is unimaginable. Why, if that happened, we wouldn't stand a chance! How could we possibly hope to fight them?