The Mallee Fowl

Australia, 1985

Film
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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.

Credits

co-director

Peter Du Cane

David Moore

Language

English

Duration

00:25:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34264

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Birds

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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