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Birds and Billabongs
A record from the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition lead by anthropologist Charles P Mountford that explores the abundant birdlife and waterways of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory of Australia. Thousands of birds from around the world find sanctuary in the billabongs of Arnhem Land, feeding on the fish, insects…
Southern Seas
Part of the Series: Wild Australasia
Australia may be famous for sun, sea and surf, but there's so much more to the marine life in Australia than Bondi Beach and the Great Barrier Reef. Beyond the busy east coast these southern seas break all the rules - they are stranger and more spectacular than anywhere else…
Toucans in the wild
Wall-to-wall Toucans! These birds are known and loved for their immense celebrated beaks. Travel beyond the imaginary world of cereal-boxed Toucan Sam, and witness real Toucans in the wild. Watch Channel-Billed Toucans, Groove-Billed Toucans, Guianan Toucanets and Black Aracaris as they feed on fruits, preen, keep watch, and wrestle for…
The Natural History of the Chicken
Most of us best know the chicken from our dinner plates: whether as thigh, wing or drumstick, we barely pause a moment to consider the bird's many virtues. This one-hour film by Mark Lewis expands the frontiers of popular awareness and delightfully allows us to discover how this small, common…
Birds Of Hispaniola
See the diverse wildlife of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti), the second largest island of the Caribbean. More than 120 birds including 30 endemic species are shown in their natural environment. The documentary also includes animals of special interest: sea turtles, lizards, and snakes plus two of the most endangered…
Bird Tales
Part of the Series: Counting on Birds
Why are people so devoted to birds? Meet a variety of bird enthusiasts, including a 16-year-old artist whose work features birds, a birdsong expert, children in Nicaragua and Washington D.C. who are part of a migratory bird education and conservation program, and many others, all of whom share a passion…
Roaring Back
Part of the Series: Gorongosa Park
Discover a huge nesting colony of water birds and meet the park's new lion cubs.
Plight of the Grassland Birds
Part of the Series: Counting on Birds
Journey to the North American fields and meadows that are home to grassland birds. Host Willem Lange talks to those in the United States, Canada, and Mexico who are concerned about the birds' decline, and are trying to reverse this trend.
What is a Bird?
Part of the Series: Animals Series, for Primary
Vivid, live-action footage of birds from throughout the world illustrate the lives of birds. Concepts and terminology: feathers, wings, skeleton, flight, and eggs.
Counting on Birds
Part of the Series: Counting on Birds
More than a century ago, ornithologist Frank Chapman redirected a Christmas-time tradition of revelers shooting birds to a new holiday recreation: counting birds instead. Now join the annual bird count, the longest-running wildlife census in the world.
Dragonfly: Beauty or the Beast?
BBC
Airborne, dragonflies can reach speeds of 60kph and underwater they can ambush prey with killer jaws in under 25 milliseconds. Nothing on earth can displace them, because nothing on earth has ever come close to matching them in terms of sheer predatory skills. New technology allows the viewer to enter…
Ahmed And The Return Of The Arab Phoenix
Shot around the Palmyra oasis, Syria. Despite its bad reputation in the international press, the Syrian government is very much involved in the effort of protecting its natural heritage. This is the story of a handful of visionary men who are fighting in the desert to protect what is left…