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Snow goose migration

Duration: 01:58

The team had to be airlifted to this remote tundra location for a 4-week, extreme camping expedition. This vast colony of geese, roughly 20km long and 5km wide, had never been filmed before. To capture slow motion effectively, the cameraman used Super16 which captures 150fps, rather than HD's 60fps, and is also a more robust option for Arctic conditions.

Available since: Fri 29 May 2009


Key talent
David Attenborough
Jonny Keeling

This clip is from

Planet Earth Great Plains

7/11 David Attenborough looks at the world's great plains.

First broadcast: 12 Nov 2006

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