STK-ID 32835

Shot of red throated loon cavorting in water, nesting along water's edge. LS, MS and CS of nesting loon, of female leaving nest, swimming and returning to eggs. CU of eggs in nest. Several shots of king eider duck swimming, diving for food. LS of hawk soaring high in sky, being attacked by smaller bird. Sequence on ruddy turnstone duck swimming about, wandering through marshland, sitting in water. Shots of two turnstone ducks along water's edge, of pair breeding, of three turnstone ducks along waters edge. Shot of red headed grouse running through grass. Series of MSs, LSs and CSs of jaeger nesting in meadow. CS of eggs in nest. BEAUTY SHOTs of jaeger flying, nesting one day old chicks. CS of chick in nest, jaeger bathing in water, soaring overhead. Shots of dowitcher nesting, with young and chicks swimming. CS of dowitchers eggs and dowitcher trotting through marsh, searching for food. Several shots of golden plover nesting, CS of its head as it nests. CUs of eggs in nest, of one starting to hatch.


Excerpt from
Birds in the Arctic
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio