In what year does the story The Birds take place? 

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malibrarian eNotes educator| Certified Educator

I don't believe du Maurier (the author) tell us that, so we can probably assume it takes place in the present, which would have been 1951 or 1952 (it was published in '52).

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lovemonkey | Student

i think the story takes place after 1945 because people still had the black boards which were used during the bombing raids and people specially nat had the same fears that they had during wwII and he was injured and was on a pension which means that a war had to have just ended.