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The Alien Birds Have Landed Episode guide

  1. The Starling and Blackbird

    5/5 Alison Steadman tells the story of how and why the starling is hated in North America.

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2012

  2. The Rose-Ringed Parakeet

    4/5 Alison Steadman tells how a parakeet became a British bird.

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2012

  3. The Little Owl and Eagle Owl

    3/5 Alison Steadman asks how it should be decided what makes a British bird.

    First broadcast: 22 Aug 2012

  4. The Canada Goose and Ruddy Duck

    2/5 Alison Steadman tells how the Canada goose and ruddy duck became British birds.

    First broadcast: 21 Aug 2012

  5. The Pheasant

    1/5 Alison Steadman tells the story of how and why the pheasant became a British bird.

    First broadcast: 20 Aug 2012

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