To the island (Macquarie Island)

Australia, 1972

Film
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Episode of Series “Wild Australia”.
Examines the wildlife on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island, including seals, penguins, skuas, petrels, cape pigeons etc. Culminates in closeup views of the light-mantled sooty albatross and the synchronous courtship flight of a pair of these birds.

Credits

director
producer

Robert Horne

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Duration

00:30:40:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1972

Appears in

Wild Australia

Group of items

Wild Australia

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29609

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Penguins

Animals & Wildlife → Sea birds

Animals & Wildlife → Seals (Animals)

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Antarctica

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Island ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Macquarie Island (Tas.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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