Life of Birds

Life of Birds

  • TV-PG
  • 1998
  • 1 Season
  • 8.9  (2,677)

The Life of Birds was narrated by Sir David Attenborough, and contains ten episodes in total. Each episode of the Life of Birds follows a different aspect of birds. This includes such things as birds' flight, flightless birds, fish-eating birds, predatory birds, and the development of birds. Each episode of the Life of Birds is fifty minutes in length.

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The Limits of Endurance
10. The Limits of Endurance
December 23, 1998
Left to their own devices, birds have reached almost all ends of the Earth - still, humans can do many things to help their feathered friends.
The Problems of Parenthood
9. The Problems of Parenthood
December 16, 1998
Raising children is no easier in the air as it is on the ground, as bird parents care for, defend, and even kill their young.
The Demands of the Egg
8. The Demands of the Egg
December 9, 1998
Laying eggs and keeping nests are two things that keep birds grounded.
Finding Partners
7. Finding Partners
December 2, 1998
Male birds show off in the exotic ritual of mating.
The Eloquent Communicators
6. The Eloquent Communicators
 
The myth that birds only sing for pleasure is destroyed as birdsongs become known as ways of communication .
Fishing for a Living
5. Fishing for a Living
November 18, 1998
Cameras follow birds as they dive into fresh and salt waters for their meals.
Meat-Eaters
4. Meat-Eaters
November 11, 1998
Birds eat more than berries; this episode takes a look at birds that eat meat.
The Insatiable Appetites
3. The Insatiable Appetites
 
Discovering the role of beaks within various species of birds.
The Mastery of Flight
2. The Mastery of Flight
October 28, 1998
The focus turns to the mastery of flight, from the science of gravity to the ability of birds to cover extremely long distances.
To Fly or Not to Fly
1. To Fly or Not to Fly
October 21, 1998
The series begins with an in-depth look at flightless birds around the world.
Description

The Life of Birds was narrated by Sir David Attenborough, and contains ten episodes in total. Each episode of the Life of Birds follows a different aspect of birds. This includes such things as birds' flight, flightless birds, fish-eating birds, predatory birds, and the development of birds. Each episode of the Life of Birds is fifty minutes in length.Life of Birds is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on October 21, 1998.

Where to Watch Life of Birds

Life of Birds is available for streaming on the BBC Earth website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Life of Birds on demand at Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    October 21, 1998
  • IMDB Rating
    8.9  (2,677)