• Short Summary

    At night, penguins leave the sea to file up the beach and into sand dunes to lay their eggs.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Australian newsreel item. Title reads: "Phillip Island: Nocturnal Birds? Penguins!"

    Phillip Island

    GV Section of a bay with a sandy beach and headland at sunset. Various shots, at night, penguins leave the sea and in the light of the arc lamps we see them walk across the sand and into the dunes about two hundred yards inland. They go there to lay their only two eggs a year.

    Note: Date on original record: 23/03/1964. Australian commentary.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    3163.04
    Media URN:
    88884
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:55:00 / 01:04:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 3876 A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment