STK-ID 3437

PAN of leafless trees in winter, of large residence. Closer shot of verandah of house, food bag hanging from beam. Closer shot of suet bag filled with bird stones, bird feeding. Another bird is shown feeding at an "inverted food board". Sequence on man preparing a food board, pouring hot fat over bread crumbs, and various other foods. Interior shot of house, boy eating breakfast all by himself at a small table. Birds can be seen through window feeding at food bag. Heavily dressed man and boy stroll in snowy yard, look at birds. ELS of the downy woodpecker working on a branch. LS and MLS of woodpecker, sometimes seen through a binocular. Brief MLS of the white breasted nuthatch. A woman stands on the verandah and feeds a chicadee. MCU of boy with chickadee perched on his hand. LSs of a hairy and downy woodpecker having a tiff over possession of the food bag. MCU of food board after birds have eaten. Two shots of cat lunching on a bird. MLS of bird eating on food board. Cut to front of house, warmly dressed man and boy arriving. Snow is piled fairly high on both sides of the path to the door. Three shots of a man, two children on steps of house. One child is holding a cat.


Excerpt from
Bird Neighbours In Winter/L`hiver chez nos amis ailés
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080