New film on songbirds


This video from the USA says about itself:

THE MESSENGER DOCUMENTARY OFFICIAL TRAILER

24 April 2015

The Messenger is a visually thrilling ode to the beauty and importance of the imperiled songbird, and what it means to all of us on both a global and human level if we lose them.

From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in the USA:

7 Ways to Lend a Helping Hand to Birds: A List Inspired by The Messenger

The Messenger is a fascinating and beautiful documentary about the problems that migratory songbirds face (read our review). The movie gives center stage to the scientists working to help bird populations—but the rest of us have an equally vital role to play. So what can regular folks like us do? Lots. We’ve teamed up with the filmmakers to bring you this short list of ways to make a difference.

It’s A Good Month for Documentaries: There’s Poached, about obsession among illegal egg collectors; and Racing Extinction, which challenges us to reverse the accelerating pace of ecological decline. (Click titles to read our reviews.)

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