BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 10630


Key Info
  • Housemartins
  • Duration: 02:01
  • Three children go on a bird hunt looking for housemartins. Eventually they find the nests high up under the roof of a house. They describe the birds and explain how they build their nests, look after their young and migrate in the winter. This Green Balloon Club clip is published as part of the CBeebies website. For more clips and resources from the programme go to Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Early Years Foundation


    Knowledge and Understanding: The Living World

  • Keywords: bird, housemartin, nest, migrate, migration, cbeebies, wildlife, nature, countryside
Ideas for use in class
  • As a focus for talking to, and with others, about the exploration, investigation and identification of living things in the natural environment and specifically housemartins.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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