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".
Footage shows Finley donning a goat costume in order to more closely approach goats for filming. Includes title panels "Ptarmigan or snow grouse"; "On to Boulder Pass"; "Top of the Continental Divide"; "This was a splendid goat country, but we still had to climb the peaks to get above the goats unobserved"; and "It takes a goat to get a goat."
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."