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.
Contentsdisc 1: To fly or not to fly
Mastery of flight
disc 2: Fishing for a living
Signals and songs
disc 3: Demands of the egg
Problems of parenthood
Limits of endurance.
Birds -- History.
Birds -- Habitat.
Wildlife television programs.
Nature television programs.
Science television programs.
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,
|Other Titles|| Life of birds (Television program)
Salisbury, Mike (Documentary television producer)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
BBC Bristol (Firm)
BBC Video (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Host, David Attenborough.
Photography, Martin Saunders...[et al.] ; editors, Jo Payne...[et al.] ; composer, Ian Butcher, Steven Faux.
Originally produced as a television series in 1998.
DVD; NTSC; full screen presentation.
3 videodiscs (approximately 580 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.