[CT Birds] Big Year

martin swanhall mswanhall at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 22 16:04:57 EDT 2011

Not bad for Steve Mrrtin - comedian, actor, film write, novelist, Grammy Award Winning banjoist, and now a birder.

He is truly a WILD AND CRAZY GUY!!!

Marty in Woodbury

-----Original Message-----
>From: "Hannan, John" <jhannan at audubon.org>
>Sent: Aug 22, 2011 3:59 PM
>To: "ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
>Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Big Year
>Last week there were a couple of posts about the upcoming movie, The Big Year.  Those who read the book already know the plot is very funny and we will all probably recognize one or two birding traits of our own in the movie's main characters.
>The film makers do want this to be a movie birders will both enjoy and be able to use to recruit new members to our ranks and organizations.  They consulted with both Cornell Lab and National Audubon on how to make scenes and species as realistic and true to geographic locations as possible.
>The movie has turned Steve Martin into a committed birder too!
>For more info on the film here is a website:
>John Hannan
>Senior Director of Strategic Gifts for the Atlantic Flyway
>Director of Development for Audubon in Connecticut
>National Audubon Society
>613 Riversville Road
>Greenwich, CT 06831
>Tel 203-869-5272 ext. 234
>Cell 917-293-8302
>Fax 203-869-4437
>jhannan at audubon.org
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