Creek and billabong

Australia, 1976

Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Episode of Series “Wildlife Australia”.
Observes insect, bird and animal life around creeks and billabongs-the metamorphosis of a grublike mudeye into a dragonfly, yabbies, a kingfisher begging a meal from another kingfisher, a caddis fly building itself a sort of flying fortress to swim about in - and explains with superb close-ups, why wrigglers wriggle. The interrelationship of creatures living in these two aquatic environments, and the food chains of animal life found in freshwater are shown. Depicts the metamorphosis of the dragon-fly and the mosquito and looks at the caddis-fly, yappy, platypus, Murray cod and the water-rat.



Dione Gilmour

Michael Vance

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)







Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url= |title=Creek and billabong |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=13 April 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}