Detail View: T.D.A. Cockerell Collection: Birds of prey: A silent teaching film

Collection Name: 
Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell Papers
Title: 
Birds of prey: A silent teaching film
Creator: 
Unidentified creator
Description: 
Copyright 1931, print dated 1944. Distributor, Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc. Various images of birds of prey in nature and with handlers, including hawks, peragrine falcons, marsh hawks, ospreys, barn owls, great horned owls, vultures, and bald eagles. Birds appear flying, nesting, brooding, and feeding young. Includes close-ups on wings, beaks, and legs of different species.
Description: 
Intertitles: 00:34 A goshawk catches a bone in mid-air; 00:48 A Peregrine guarding its young; 01:22 The marsh hawk; 01:46 Brooding its young in the marsh; 02:23 A stuffed owl is set up as a decoy; 03:13 Rough-legged hawks; 03:27 The nest or aerie at the top of the cliff; 03:52 The legs are covered with feathers; 04:39 Owls; 04:49 Home of the barn owl; 05:09 The young of the same brood are of various ages; 05:35 Young owls are covered with white down; 05:58 About half-grown; 06:18 The feathers edged with down make flight noiseless; 06:47 Ears that can hear the footsteps of a mouse; 07:09 The great horned owl; 07:21 Hooked beak and sharp talons serve as weapons; 07:36 The owl has eyes that can see in the dark; 08:17 The pellets are the skins and bones of the prey; 08:39 The discards of a week; 08:55 Vultures and eagles; 09:10 A black vulture; 09:15 Downy young vultures; 09:42 Bald eagles; 10:07 Climbing up to an eagle's nest.
Description: 
Title on case: Birds of Prey
Description: 
1 film reel (16 mm) black and white; silent; acetate film; 400 feet
Description: 
Runtime: 11:01
Date: 
1931
Type: 
MovingImage
Format: 
motion pictures (visual works)
Format: 
black-and-white film (film, material)
Format: 
video/mp4
Subject: 
Birds of prey
Subject: 
Birds of prey--Behavior
Subject: 
Birds of prey--Habitat
Subject: 
Hawks
Subject: 
Eagles
Subject: 
Owls
Subject: 
Vultures
Identifier: 
U183026538241_narv_cockerell_birdsOfPrey_a.mp4
Identifier ARK: 
https://ark.colorado.edu/ark:/47540/tq0q7z11z7sh
Source: 
For more information about the physical collection, visit the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries Rare and Distinctive Collections.
Language: 
English
Relation: 
Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell Papers; COU:359; Item Barcode: U183026538241
Rights: 
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