STK-ID 24562

LS and MLS of colony of double-crested cormorants on one of the islands near Cape Whittle. HAS of sheer cliff, colony of common cormorant clinging to it, water visible in lower background. CUs of individual bird, of three young chicks in nest. Two LSs, MLSs of razorbill auk sitting on rocks. CU of chick in man's hand. Man finding nest and examining distinctively marked eggs of common murre. Shot of patrol boat moving towards and past camera as inspectors do their duty regarding implementations of Migratory Birds Convention Act. MS and CUs of puffins sitting on rocks, of puffins, murres and auks together. Sequence on small family of eider ducks floating about, man looking for eider duck nests, picking eider down from nest. Shots of man processing eider down and demonstrating fluffy quality. HAS of nest of red-throated loon, chicks. Four shots of Innu encampment, women at work as men rest. HACU of husky puppy. Various shots of black guillemots afloat, of black-backed gull and nest. CU of herring gull. LS of caspian terns' nests on rocks. CUs and MLSs of ring-billed gulls. Shots of birds in flight, cameraman's blind.


Excerpt from
The Home of the Birds/Le domaine des oiseaux
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio