Across the Strait

Australia, 1972

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Episode of Series “Wild Australia”.
The Cape Barren goose one of the world’s rarest species, is found on the island in Bass Strait. Looks at the birds in their natural environment and describes their varying fortunes at the hands of man. Other birds filmed include Pacific gulls, cormorants, black swans, the chestnut teal and the spur-winged plover also emphasising research by Dr. Dorward on Glennie Island.

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Credits

director

Ken Taylor

producer

Robert Horne

production company

ABC

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1972

Appears in

Wild Australia

Group of items

Wild Australia

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

000089

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Geese

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildlife conservation - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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