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  • 2011
  • 1 Season
  • 8.4  (617)

Earthflight is a nature documentary series that premiered on BBC One in December 2011. The show is narrated by renowned Scottish actor David Tennant, who takes viewers on a breathtaking journey across the globe to discover the wonders of bird flight. Throughout the series, Earthflight uses state-of-the-art technology to capture stunning aerial footage of migrating birds in their natural habitats. With the use of bird-mounted cameras, drones, gliders, and helicopters, the show provides a unique perspective on the life of birds and their incredible abilities to navigate the world's skies.

The show is divided into six episodes, each focusing on a different aspect of bird life, migration, and survival. The first episode, "North America," takes viewers on a journey through some of North America's most breathtaking landscapes, including the Rockies, the Grand Canyon, and the Yukon. The episode showcases the incredible endurance and migration patterns of birds such as eagles, snow geese, and sandhill cranes.

The second episode, "Africa," explores the vast continent's diverse and vibrant environments, including the Sahara Desert, the Serengeti, and the Okavango Delta. The episode captures stunning footage of the continent's iconic birds, such as vultures, storks, and flamingos.

In episode three, "Europe," viewers are taken on a journey through some of the continent's most beautiful cities and landscapes, from the Mediterranean to the Arctic Circle. The episode showcases the remarkable skills and intelligence of birds such as falcons, swallows, and starlings.

The fourth episode, "South America," takes viewers on an adventure through the continent's lush rainforests, natural reserves, and mountain ranges. The episode features spectacular footage of birds such as hummingbirds, condors, and macaws.

The fifth episode, "Asia and Australia," showcases the beauty and diversity of the continent's natural environments, including the Himalayas, the Great Barrier Reef, and the outback. Viewers are introduced to some of the world's most unusual and exotic birds, including the lyrebird, the bowerbird, and the cassowary.

Finally, episode six, "Flying High," offers a unique perspective on bird flight and survival in the modern world. The episode highlights the important role that birds play in the ecosystem and the growing need to protect their habitats and populations.

Throughout the series, Earthflight offers an awe-inspiring glimpse into the lives of birds and their incredible adaptation and survival skills. With stunning high-definition footage and narrated by David Tennant's captivating voice, the show is a must-see for nature lovers and bird enthusiasts alike.

Earthflight is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on December 29, 2011.

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Flying High
6. Flying High
January 29, 2012
Earthflight captured amazing images of birds during the four years of filming in six continents and more than 40 countries, the Earthflight team used many remarkable techniques.
Asia and Australia
5. Asia and Australia
January 26, 2012
Cranes try to negotiate a dangerous Himalayan pass while going to India. Vultures watch tigers who are hunting in Rajasthan. Thousands of white cockatoos fly over Ayers Rock and gather together.
South America
4. South America
January 19, 2012
Condors fly along the Andes, the heart of the Amazon with scarlet macaws and some of the areas greatest sights with vultures and hummingbirds.
3. Europe
January 12, 2012
Different techniques are used in Europe including footage taken from microlites as they fly by imprinted birds.
2. Africa
January 5, 2012
Featuring the most animal packed continent, Africa.
North America
1. North America
December 29, 2011
Millions of snow geese find out how it is to be the number one prey of the bald eagle. In Alaska, bald eagles fly around brown bears who getting salmon. Cowbirds fly under some fighting bison on the Great Plains
Where to Watch Earthflight
Earthflight is available for streaming on the BBC One website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Earthflight on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    December 29, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (617)