Notornis Expedition

New Zealand, 1950

Film
Please note

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

The New Zealand native flightless bird, the Notornis, or Takahe, thought for 80 years to be extinct, is photographed in its natural surroundings in a practically inaccessible high mountain valley.

Credits

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:09:45:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

32456

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - New Zealand

Animals & Wildlife → Extinct birds

Animals & Wildlife → Extinction (Biology)

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation - New Zealand

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildlife conservation - New Zealand

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - New Zealand

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Extinction (Biology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/76687--notornis-expedition/ |title=Notornis Expedition |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=21 January 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}