Bird Brain – The Mystery of Bird Navigation (1974)

15 Mar
Director  Unknown
Producer Tony Edwards
Contributors Time-Life Films & BBCWritten by: Tony EdwardsEditors: Christopher Wooley & Bruce NormanGraphics: Bob Cummins
Length  26 minutes
B&W/Color  Color
UO Library Catalog description: Follows complicated avian experiments that examine birds’ abilities to migrate and home. Focuses mainly on the homing pigeon.
Call # Mc254
Genre  Instructional, Documentary, Experimental
Rare  No
Online  No, but it is available on Hulu if you have an account.
Copyright status Protected
Physical condition  Fair
Oregon-related  No


This short educational film appeared on the first season of NOVA in 1974, but was originally shown on the BBC TV series “Horizon”.

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