• Short Summary

    Hundreds of seabirds build their nests on an island in the Bering Sea.

  • Description

    Titles read: "ISLAND OF SAFETY!"

    Bering Sea, Soviet Union.

    Various shots on an island where hundreds of seabirds build their nests. Men climb down to the rocky areas where the birds nest and put rings on the seabird's legs for research purposes. Another man takes some of the fluffy down from the nest of an eider duck that is in demand for stuffing duvets (eiderdowns) and pillows.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1184.17
    Media URN:
    40763
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:40:00 / 01:34:58:00
    Canister:
    PT 469

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