The tyrant of the shore is the Swedish sea hawk. It seizes and devours the eggs and chicks of other sea birds, while they stand by helpless. His ruthless reign is dramatised in magnificent photography which shows the beauty and the terror of the struggle to live.
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
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In ACMI's collection
Black and White
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)