The Flooded forest

Australia, 1963

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “Australian Wildlife”.
Shows the many varieties of water birds which rear their young in the Barmah red gum forest when the flooding Murray River provides plenty of food. Teals, egrets, and spoonbills are seen. Devised by naturalist, Graham Pizzey.

Credits

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

Duration

00:24:40:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1963

Appears in

Australian Wildlife

Group of items

Australian Wildlife

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36956

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Bird populations

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Water birds

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest ecology - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Places → Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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