Film ID:
NEFA 10475

NATURE IN THE WILD: LAND BIRDS

1955-1957

Visitor Tabs

Description

This home movie by Middlesbrough amateur fillmaker Tom H. Brown consists of close-up sequences of a variety of British land birds, from egg to adult.

Intertitles introduce each segment as follows: 9.3.56 Greenfinch; Nest of Yellowhammer; Peewit; Snipe; Grouse; Grouse Young; Pheasant; 1955 Reed Bunting’s Nest; Swallow; Skylark; Tree Sparrow; House Sparrow; 1955 Linnet’s Nest; Robin; Whitethroat; Blackbird; May Thrush 1957; Wren; Pigeon; Wood Pigeon Embryo; Crow; Crossbill; 9.3.57 Waxwings; Hedge Sparrow With Guest (records a sparrow’s pregnancy); One Week Later; 5 Days Later; 3 Days Later. 13 In All; 3 Days Later. 16 In All; 4 Days Later. 20 In All.