Some Australian birds

Australia, 1962

Film
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The work of the wild life survey section of the CSIRO. Includes close study of the function of the lyrebird’s mimicry; the nesting habits of the mallee fowl, a shy bird which builds a high mound; the king penguin which lives on Macquarie Island in large colonies, and the Tasmanian mutton birds which support a small industry.

Credits

producer

S.T. Evans

production company

CSIRO

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28706

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Environmental aspects

Animals & Wildlife → Lyrebirds

Animals & Wildlife → Mutton birds

Animals & Wildlife → Penguins

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Macquarie Island (Tas.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Birds - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Places → Macquarie Island (Tas.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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