The life of birds

Format: DVD 2002
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) QL698.3.L492 2002x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Call Number  (DVD) QL698.3.L492 2002x
 
 
Northern Tier Regional Library Nonfiction 598 DVD LIFE
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  598 DVD LIFE
 
 
Northland Public Library Nonfiction 598.15 AT8 2002 (DVD)
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  598.15 AT8 2002 (DVD)
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Nonfiction DVD 598 LIF 2002
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  DVD 598 LIF 2002
 
 
Summary
The definitive series on the most colorful, popular and perfectly adapted creatures on earth, The Life of Birds traverses the globe, covering 42 countries and examining over 300 different species. Calling upon the immense skills of many of the world's top wildlife cameramen and women, and pushing filming technology to the limits, new behavior is brought to the screen in staggering detail. Infra-red cameras find oilbirds deep in pitch black caves. Ultra slow motion film unravels the complexities of bird flight and ultraviolet cameras reveal the world from a bird's point of view.
Contents
disc 1: To fly or not to fly
Mastery of flight
Insatiable appetite
Meat-eaters
disc 2: Fishing for a living
Signals and songs
Finding partners
disc 3: Demands of the egg
Problems of parenthood
Limits of endurance.

Additional Information
Subjects Birds -- Behavior.
Birds -- History.
Birds -- Habitat.
Wildlife television programs.
Nature television programs.
Science television programs.
Television series.
Educational television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [London] : Burbank, CA :BBC Video ;2002
Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video,
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Life of birds (Television program)
Contributors Attenborough, David, 1926-
Salisbury, Mike (Documentary television producer)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
BBC Bristol (Firm)
BBC Video (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Host, David Attenborough.
Other Contributors Photography, Martin Saunders...[et al.] ; editors, Jo Payne...[et al.] ; composer, Ian Butcher, Steven Faux.
Language English
Closed-captioned.
Notes Originally produced as a television series in 1998.
System Details DVD; NTSC; full screen presentation.
Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 580 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0790771179
9780790771175
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