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The Starling and Blackbird

Episode 5 of 5

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 24 August 2012

Alison Steadman tells the story of how and why the Starling is hated in North America and the Blackbird in New Zealand. Historically as much as today we have meddled with nature. It's a risky business. Can we undo our mistakes or is it too late?
Producer: Tim Dee.

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