Waterfowl - a resource in danger

Canada, 1965

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The prairies are the incubators of vast numbers of Canadian waterfowl, principally ducks, but, as much land is drained and cultivated there are fewer breeding grounds. This film shows the immense flocks of birds, their habits, and their dependence on the wetlands of the prairies. How to maintain living space for the ducks without having them pose a threat to farmer’s grainfields is a problem being studied by the Canadian Wildlife Service.

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Credits

producer

Peter Jones

production company

ONF | NFB

director

Don Virgo

Duration

00:17:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011711

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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