The Israelian crew went to the nesting places of the White Pelican, one of the largest aquatic birds in the world, in the Danube Delta in Rumania. The film took a year to make during which the Pelicans were followed over 8000 km across three continents. It records the migration of these large birds towards Africa in the winter and their return to the delta in spring.
Cameraman, director and founder of Afikim Productions, Moshe Alpert was born and lives in Kibbutz Afikim. He began his professional career in 1968 as a news cameraman for Israeli television. In 1973 he began working for the American CBS-News network and has worked with some of the network's best anchormen and reporters including Dan Rather and Bob Simon.
In 1983 he left his work with Israeli television in order to realize a lifelong ambition – the filming and directing of nature documentaries. In 1984, he finished filming his first nature documentary Migration in the wake of the white Pelican