• Short Summary

    A look at varied species of birds on Rousic, one of Les Sept-Iles, off coast of Brittany.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bird Island".

    Les Sept-Iles (Seven Islands), Brittany, France.

    Ornithology and nature: a look at different species of wild birds.

    Various shots of small yacht sailing towards island. Various point of view shots from boat, of birds on rocks of island of Rousic (sp.?). Various shots of sea birds in flight. Various shots of cormorants on rocks.

    Various shots of man climbing over rocks, he picks up baby cormorant. C/U of cormorant chic. L/S of penguins on rocks. M/S of camera crew climbing up cliffs.

    Various C/Us of man holding penguin chicks he has taken from nest in rocks. M/S of penguins. M/S of seagull. Extreme C/U of speckled egg in man's hands. Various shots of fluffy grey chicks (hard to tell which species they are!).

    More shots of birds in flight. M/S of puffin swimming. C/U of puffin. M/S of two men fitting metal rings to puffin's feet. More shots birds in flight.

    Note: spelling of island's name may be incorrect - any information regarding this gratefully received. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1156.03
    Media URN:
    40022
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:52:00 / 01:06:22:00
    Canister:
    PT 384

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