Hunt for elusive night bird on screen at the National Film and Sound Archive in Canberra

By Cris Kennedy
Updated April 24 2018 - 8:06pm, first published March 10 2016 - 9:28am

The hunt for the night parrot (Pezoporus occidentalis) has been the Ahab against the white whale story of the bird-watching world for the past century, and the personal goal of Canberra filmmaker Robert Nugent for the better part of the last five years.

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