Burrowing parrots

This is one of the few places where parrots nest by the seaside. The cliff face has no trees to build nests in, so the parrots literally have to excavate holes in the rock. These cliff colonies can contain more than 50,000 parrots.

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ProducerKaren BASS
NarratorFergal KEANE
Camera OperatorBarrie BRITTON
Camera OperatorJohn BROWN
Camera OperatorStephen DE VERE
Camera OperatorRobert FULTON
Camera OperatorNick GORDON
Camera OperatorPaul JOHNSON
Camera OperatorAlastair MACEWEN
Camera OperatorRick ROSENTHAL
Camera OperatorMark YATES

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