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The Life of Birds 

TV-PG | | Documentary | TV Series (1998– )
David Attenborough's comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life.
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David Attenborough ...  Himself - Presenter 10 episodes, 1998
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David Attenborough's comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life. Written by Chris White

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Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 1998 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A madarak élete See more »

Filming Locations:

Alaska, USA See more »

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(10 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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David Attenborough: 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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A Masterpiece among Documentaries
22 November 2006 | by ecobirdSee all my reviews

Sir David Attenborough always makes natural history so fascinating, the Life of Birds is no exception.With excellent narration and the incredible footage, he takes viewers all over the globe observing the life-styles and behavior of birds. With a dash of humor here, a tiny amount of suspense there,Sir David Attenborough draws us in with his genuine fascination of each bird species.

Also, the order in which they are presented is just incredible. The series starts from the birds aerial accomplishment of flight and ends with their struggle to survive in the modern world. Every birder, conservationist and environmentalist should watch this series.


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