The Mallee Fowl

Australia, 1985

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Mallee Fowl are the most remarkable of the world’s mound-building birds. The male bird builds a huge conical mound like a compost heap, which acts as an incubator for hatching the eggs. This fascinating documentary looks at the life-style of this unusual bird.

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Credits

co-director

David Moore

Peter Du Cane

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323848

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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