Raak

Australia, 1956

Film
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The life story of the wedge-tailed eagle. Raak was born on the edge of the desert and spent his early years learning to hunt and kill. In his seventh year he went south to find a mate, built a nest in the mountains, where they raised two broods of eaglets. The eaglets are shown growing up, learning to fly and eventually leaving the nest. Photographed and recorded by Peter Bruce and David Corke. Narrated by Ian Neil.

Credits

production company

Boolari Films

Language

English

Duration

00:16:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27714

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Birds

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Flight

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Migration

Animals & Wildlife → Eagles

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Life (Biology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life (Biology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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