The Life of Birds Episode guide

  1. The Limits of Endurance

    10/10 David Attenborough looks at birds living in harsh environments.

    First broadcast: 22 Jun 2007

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  2. The Problem of Parenthood

    9/10 David Attenborough looks at the ways in which birds solve the problems of parenthood.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2007

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  3. The Demands of the Egg

    8/10 David Attenborough examines how birds look after their eggs.

    First broadcast: 20 Jun 2007

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  4. Finding Partners

    7/10 A look at mating rituals.

    First broadcast: 19 Jun 2007

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  5. Signals and Songs

    6/10 A look at the methods of communication that birds use.

    First broadcast: 18 Jun 2007

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  6. Fishing for a Living

    5/10 In this programme, a focus on the remarkable variety of aquatic birds.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2007

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  7. Meat-Eaters

    4/10 David focuses on birds of prey, from meat-eating parrots to eagles that catch monkeys.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2007

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  8. The Insatiable Appetite

    3/10 This edition focuses on the remarkable variety of feeding habits employed by birds.

    First broadcast: 13 Jun 2007

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  9. The Mastery of Flight

    2/10 Analysing how different species have evolved unique skills.

    First broadcast: 12 Jun 2007

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  10. To Fly or Not to Fly?

    1/10 Looking at the period when dinosaurs developed feathers and took to the air.

    First broadcast: 11 Jun 2007

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