David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »
This is a documentary series looking at the most dramatic wildlife spectacles on our planet. We see the impact of the melting of the arctic ice in the summer, the annual return of the ... See full summary »
Birds were flying from continent to continent long before we were. They reached the coldest place on Earth, Antarctica, long before we did. They can survive in the hottest of deserts. Some can remain on the wing for years at a time. They can girdle the globe. Now, we have taken over the earth and the sea and the sky, but with skill and care and knowledge, we can ensure that there is still a place on Earth for birds - in all their beauty and variety... if we want to... and surely, we should.
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One of the greatest documentary series of all time...
When it comes to producing wildlife documentaries, none do it better than wildlife veteran Sir David Attenborough. Afterall, his list of achievements is impeccable- 'The Life of Birds,''The Life of Mammals,' 'The Private Life of Plants,' 'Life in the Undergrowth,' 'Life in the Freezer,' 'The Trials of Life' and 'The Blue Planet'
'The Life of Birds' is among Attenborough's best. This ten-part documentary series, presented by Attenborough himself, is a comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life.
The wildlife photography is simply breathtaking, and the viewer is often confronted with avian species they have never even heard of before, let alone seen on film. Every aspect of bird behaviour is explored, including the evolutionary origins of the birds, mating rituals, hunting tactics, feeding habits and threats to many species' survival.
'The Life of Birds' is the most comprehensive documentary study of avian life ever produced, and the series borders on sheer perfection...
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