HIGHLAND HERONRY

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Places:

  • Highlands, the

Subjects:

  • Birds

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Educational
  • Nature

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: HIGHLAND HERONRY

Reference number: 2810

Date: 1961

Director: filmed by Charles E. Palmar

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 27 mins

Description: Herons seen in their natural habitat in the highlands of Scotland. Dwellers in neighbourhood include oystercatcher, redshank, shelduck, merganser, common gull, hooded crow, common tern, swans, eider duck, wheatear. Toads and adder come out of hibernation. Deer steal through woodland.

Joint winner of BBC/ Nature Conservancy film competition for amateurs 1963.

The film-maker was Charles Palmar, a Natural History Curator in Kelvingrove Art Galleries, Glasgow from 1949 - 1984.

Shotlist: In spring heron returns to fishing grounds; pale blue eggs appear in nest, soon young clamour for food. Fledglings exercise their wings. Dwellers in neighbourhood include oystercatcher, redshank, shelduck, merganser, common gull, hooded crow, common tern, swans, eider duck, wheatear. Toads and adder come out of hibernation. Deer steal through woodland. (26.00)