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

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