• Short Summary

    Several types of geese, swan and duck are seen at the Wildfowl Trust in Slimbridge.

  • Description

    Slimbridge, Gloucestershire.

    M/S of a man watching birds through binoculars from a hide; L/Ss show geese feeding in a field. A girl, Maya Scull, looks at swans through binoculars from a window of a house by a lake; she makes drawings of swans beak markings; commentator explains that director of the trust, Peter Scott, discovered that no two swans ever have the same beak markings. Several shots of swans on the lake; Bewick swans with pinkish markings on their bills are seen.

    Various shots of ducks. Other researchers look through binoculars from the hide. Numerous varieties of birds are fed on a lake by a man with a wheelbarrow.

    Note: on file are notes and correspondence relating to the film. Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    431.05
    Media URN:
    4366
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:32:00 / 01:11:45:00
    Canister:
    CP 671

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