Includes footage of various birds, including their nesting sites. The film ends with footage of a pet quail and pet duck with the family dog. Includes title panels: "P Ranch, 40 miles of water and marshland, added to Malheur refuge"; "Trapping and banding ducks"; "Winter refuge for waterfowl"; and "A new kind of duck dog".
Filmed near Red Eagle (Montana?); includes footage of camp, porcupine, elk, moose and mountain goats. Includes title panels: "Fool hens"; "The trail needed patching"; "Leaving our horses we crept cautiously to the edge of a steep bank and peered over"; "The idea was to lie in wait at the stream crossing below the lick -- and it worked"; and "In the moose country."
Includes various scenes (trims and out-takes) on board a ship (likely Alaska) and in Arizona and New Mexico, notably footage of cactus, desert wildlife and birds. Includes title panels "Potatoes may be all right, but crabs caught that very morning on the beach are better"; "Queer Creatures of the Cactus Country by William L. Finley and Arthur N. Pack of Nature Magazine"; "The Trail of the Rainbow by Arthur N. Pack and Eleanor Pack"; "On the plateau above the valley of the Chama River, New Mexico"; "We push on by way of lovely Mesa Verde, the home of forgotten races of mankind"; and "Repeated cloudbursts bring more difficulties."
Includes footage of logging, beaver building dams, the Bonneville Dam, other wildlife, and a chipmunk in a camp. Includes title panels "Live-trapping and transplanting beaver"; and "Wilderness areas where beaver are abundant."
Correspondence discussing lecture plans and the inclusion of William Finley’s articles in Technical World Magazine and Everybody’s Magazine. Additional topics include the possible replacement of Claude Hibbard as Game Warden for the Malheur Lake Reservation and notes from Hibbard on the increase of wading bird populations at the Malheur Reserve.
Correspondence discussing William Finley’s lectures for farmers' institutes in California, promoting the agricultural value of birds. Additional topics include a proposal for the federal protection of migratory birds and efforts to remove protection for meadowlarks in California.
Correspondence discussing William Finley’s lectures for farmers' institutes in California and the creation of a demonstration train exhibit. Correspondence also focuses on the illegal sale of bird plumes for hair decorations and an effort to gather support for L. Alva Lewis as the next Oregon State Game Warden. Additional topics include the increase of grebe nesting and game birds on the Lower Klamath Lake, a proposal to create bird reserves from lands owned by the University of California, and concerns about farmers’ complaints regarding the effects of birds on crops.