Kingdom of the Lyrebird

Australia, 1984

Film
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A unique film of one of the world’s rarest, largest and most spectacular songbirds. Includes extraordinary footage of the Lyrebird as it mimics the songs of some of the beautiful birds with which it shares its kingdom in Australia’s great Rainforests. Filmed entirely in the wild and narrated by Frederick Parslow. Rated: G

Credits

co-producer

Laszlo Erdos

Jenny Erdos

director
Duration

00:54:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324224

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Birds

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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