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Osprey

Synopsis
Robert Powell tells how, for nearly 50 years, the shrill cry of the osprey was not heard in Scotland. The birds returned in the 1950s and have arrived each year since then to build their enormous eyries, to mate and to rear their young.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Video; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 51 min. Videocassette. VHS. col. 51 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1979
Availability
Hire (Educational Distribution serivce)
Sale (video only - RSPB Film & Video Unit); 1997 sale: £10.99 (inc. VAT +p&p) pair
Notes
Video version paired with THE SECRET REEDS.
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
birds; osprey

Credits

Director
Hugh Miles
Producer
John Tomkins
Writer
Brian Jackman; Hugh Miles
Contributor
Carl Davis; John Kirby; Michael Johns; Rosemary Eastman
Cast
Robert Powell 

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Film Unit

Distributor

Name

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Phone
01795 427614
Fax
01795 474871
Address
c/o Education Distribution Service
Unit 2, Drywall Estate, Castle Road
Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 3RL
Notes
Address for catalogues: Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Film and Video Unit, The Lodge, Sandy, Beds SG19 2DL, tel 01767 680551, fax 01767 692365
Name

RSPB Film and Video Unit

Phone
01767 680551
Fax
01767 692365
Address
The Lodge
Sandy, Beds
SG19 2DL

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