Health monitor

Spring is the time to get really close to forest buzzards. Chris Packham assists in ringing some buzzard chicks which are being monitored as they give a good indication of the health of the rest of the environment. There are two chicks of about 10 days old that still have the remains of their egg tooth. Their eyes are still brown - they'll change to a chestnut colour as they grow. Chris compares their smell to that of tawny owl and kestrel.

Release date: 26 Jan 2012

2 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Post-Production editorMike Dilger
PresenterChris Packham
PresenterJanet Sumner
DirectorJonathan Bigwood
ProducerJane French
ProducerJenny Craddock
ProducerPaul Baker

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