Natural History | 1930 | Sound | B/W
Animal Life in the Hedgerow 1930's
An aerial view of the English country side. Children are playing near the hedges, they appear to be collecting plants. A field of primrose flowers. A robin is feeding its chicks. The chicks are moving out of the nest. Another view of the hedgerow. A birds nest with eggs is among the bushes. Close up of the nest with three eggs. Several views of the birds nests scattered among the hedgerow. A polecat is raiding a nest for eggs. A blackbird is feeding its chicks. An hedgehog moves among dead leaves. A blackbird feeding its chicks. The hedgehog moves among the dead leaves and finds something to eat. More hedgerows and two large trees. Hedges in a field, the hedges have started to bloom. Close up of the blooming hedgerows. An hedge-sparrow's nest is found hidden under the spray. Chicks are waiting to be fed. The woodland. A nightingale on a branch. A nightingale feeding chicks. A footpath leading to the woodland. More views of the hedgerows at midsummer. A bird is feeding chicks in a nest. An hedgehog is looking for food among the leaves. An hedgehog is inside its nest set among the tall grasses, two baby hedgehogs are visible on the nest's edge. The edge of the woodland. Rabbits. A tawny-owl stands next to its nest. Another tawny owl perched on a tree. A field of corn. The tawny-owl perched on a tree branch. The reapers are collecting corn in the field. Another view of the corn field, now harvested. A mouse runs among the harvested corn field. An owl standing on a wooden gate leading to the corn field. A mouse is feeding in the harvested corn field. An owl standing on a wooden gate leading to the corn field. A mouse is feeding in the harvested corn field. The owl catches the mouse. Chicken in a field. A country road. Trees on the hedges are in fruit (blackberries, red apples and elderberry). A red squirrel gathers acorns. A magpie is perched on a branch. A dormouse, a tawny-owl. Two door mice on a tree branch. Close up of the tawny-owl. A door-mouse. A tawny-owl. The door-mouse nest is covered with grass. View of the sky with clouds.
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