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CLIP 8955

Kingfisher behaviour

Kingfisher behaviour
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Key Info
  • Kingfisher behaviour
  • Duration: 01:20
  • Presenter Alan Titchmarsh watches a kingfisher fishing by a riverbank, and hears its distinctive whistle. This clip is published as part of the BBC Wildlife Finder where you can find further clips and resources on this subject: bbc.co.uk/wildlifefinder/. Please note these clips are only available in Flash and run at a higher bit rate than other videos on Class Clips - they may require a higher broadband connection speed to play correctly.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Living Things in their Environments: Feeding Relationships

  • Keywords: bird, fishing, food, birdwatching, rivers, habitats
Ideas for use in class
  • The kingfisher is famous for its beautiful colouring. This video could inspire an art project or investigation into other kinds of famous bird plumage - such as the peacock or the robin.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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