STK-ID 32952

Band and pliers used to band birds, sequence showing conservationist banding and releasing duck. Shots of ducks flying over camera. LS of conservationist in motorized canoe approaching shoreline where he sets up a bag to put ducks and birds in. The birds have been caught in a net. He removes duck from the net, bands them and releases them afterwards. Man placing oats in net and resets it to catch more ducks. He gets into a motorized canoe and leaves. Shot of five ducks flying up river. LS and MS of ducks trapped in net, of conservationist approaching net and catching ducks, banding them and then releasing them. CUs of individual ducks in flight. He records data in a notebook, registering the number of the leg band and the variety of duck to which it was attached. CS of conservationist examining a young teal duck, releasing it. CUs of heads of ducks being held by conservationist before releasing. Shots of ducks in flight over camera. (426 ft)


Excerpt from
Bird Banding
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome, 16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080