Beyond the dune

Australia, 1972

Film
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Episode of Series “Wild Australia”.
Depicts birdlife on the salt lagoons of the Coorong, S.A., including banded stilts, cormorants and dotterels. Includes a longer study of the colony of pelicans on Pelican Island, especially the play behaviour and feeding of fledglings. John Olsen’s paintings are featured also in this documentary. Suitable for upper primary and secondary levels.

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Credits

producer

Robert Horne

production company

ABC

Duration

00:29:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1972

Appears in

Wild Australia

Group of items

Wild Australia

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

320160

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - South Australia - Coorong, The

Animals & Wildlife → Pelicans

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Coorong, The (S. Aust.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Pelican Island (S. Aust.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Places → Coorong, The (S. Aust.)

Places → Pelican Island (S. Aust.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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