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The Alien Birds Have Landed The Starling and Blackbird
5/5 Alison Steadman tells the story of how and why the starling is hated in North America.
The Alien Birds Have Landed The Rose-Ringed Parakeet
4/5 Alison Steadman tells how a parakeet became a British bird.
The Alien Birds Have Landed The Little Owl and Eagle Owl
3/5 Alison Steadman asks how it should be decided what makes a British bird.
The Alien Birds Have Landed The Canada Goose and Ruddy Duck
2/5 Alison Steadman tells how the Canada goose and ruddy duck became British birds.
The Alien Birds Have Landed The Pheasant
1/5 Alison Steadman tells the story of how and why the pheasant became a British bird.
Camels remain at the heart of Arabic culture. Tessa McGregor joins an Omani caravan.
The Politics of Pandas
China's pandas are political animals. As Edinburgh gets two, Philip Dodd investigates.
Ten Rare Men
Howard Stableford meets the Ten Rare Men, the experts who rule on rare bird sightings.
Roger Law takes a look at the 'fancy': the wonderful world of show rabbits.
The Balancing Bluebottle
Tim Boon tells the story of Percy Smith, a pioneer in the art of the natural history film.