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CLIP 13971

Feeding relationships and movement of garden birds

Feeding relationships and movement of  garden birds
Key Info
  • Feeding relationships and movement of garden birds
  • Duration: 01:46
  • Slow motion film showing the movement and feeding relationships of siskin birds around a bird feeder. Threat displays by siskins and the feeding relationships of bigger and smaller birds are shown. The hierarchy of the birds is also discussed. The flight of garden birds is discussed and shown in slow motion, the presenter talks the audience through the garden birds' approach to the feeder. First broadcast on 'Springwatch' on BBC Two in June 2012.
  • Subject:



    Living Things in their Environments: Feeding Relationships

  • Keywords: Slow motion, birds, bird, bird feeder, feeding, motion, movement, threat display, garden, hierarchy, Springwatch, relationships, siskins, greenfinch, flight
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used to show feeding relationships of garden birds in slow motion and to show the movement of birds in slow motion. Useful as a stimulus for artwork and in a discussion for how living things move and use their muscles.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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