A Great white bird

Canada, 1976

Film
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This film documents the efforts of a group of people in Canada and the United States to sav the whooping crane from extinction. They display great determination and resourcefulness in their dealings with this mysterious, fiercely independent pre-Ice Age creature.

Credits

director

Michael McKennirey

co-producer

Desmond Dew

Colin Low

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:52:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31844

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Birds

Animals & Wildlife → Extinct birds

Animals & Wildlife → Extinction (Biology)

Animals & Wildlife → Rare birds

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation - United States

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildlife conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildlife conservation - United States

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Extinction (Biology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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