Where the pelican builds her nest

Australia, 1966

Film
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A colony of pelicans in a northern Queensland lagoon, showing the rearing of chicks from egg to fledgling. Other species living in the lagoon are seen briefly, and the need for protection of these birds is emphasised.

Credits

production company

Supreme Sound Studios

Bank of New South Wales

producer

Harold J. Pollock

Duration

00:19:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1966

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30421

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Environmental aspects

Animals & Wildlife → Pelicans

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation - Australia

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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