Excerpt from "Le peuple migrateur"("Winged Migration"), a documentary film by Jacques Perrin. Filmed over the course of four years, in 40 countries on all seven continents, involving more than 450 people, including 17 pilots and 14 cinematographers, it follows these winged creatures' amazing odyssey.
The Canadian geese travel more than 650 miles in one day. These birds mate for life, and live up to 20 years. They fly up to 3,000 miles on their journey of migration.