How do you know? Bird identification
Bird identification has escaped the laboratory stage in the past 20 years. Frequently the identification of living things down to the species, depends upon features not really observable. But naming a bird (in some cases even to a subspecies) can now be done quite accurately through a system of field identification. Perfected by outstanding field observers like Ludlow Agrisom and Roger T. Peterson and put into book form and general circulation by Peterson, this system has created a hobby full of leisure for many people. This program will introduce the elements of knowing a bird when you see it, alive and in its environment. Graphic art and film will illustrate how you look for stance, pattern, habits and combinations of marking to identify a bird. Betty Sears, “Discovery’s” artist, appears on this program with the sketch book she uses on birding watching expeditions.
Lowell Institute Cooperative Broadcasting Council
Birds--Identification ; Birds--North America--Identification.
National Educational Television
IUL Moving Image Archive
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1 Film (0:29:18); 16mm
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IULMIA Film Database: 40000003272939; Other: GR00404489; MDPI Barcode: 40000003272939
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