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H is for Hawk: A New Chapter

Nature documentary. Helen Macdonald trains a goshawk and follows a wild goshawk family at the nest, getting closer than ever before to these fiery eyed birds of prey.

Following the success of Helen Macdonald's bestselling novel of the same name, H is for Hawk: A New Chapter is an intimate and personal journey. After the loss of her father, Helen trained the hardest bird in falconry, a goshawk. The cathartic experience helped her to grieve and now she is ready to do it again, but this time she hopes it will be her wings to somewhere new. In this beautiful and moving film, Helen trains a new bird and follows a wild goshawk family at the nest, getting closer than ever before to these fiery eyed birds of prey.

1 hour

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Helen Macdonald
Director Mike Birkhead
Director Beth Jones
Editor Nigel Buck
Series Producer Roger Webb
Production Company Mike Birkhead Associates

Broadcasts

  • Thu 19 Oct 2017 20:00
  • Thu 19 Oct 2017 21:00
  • Thu 19 Oct 2017 23:15
  • Sun 22 Oct 2017 17:00
  • Fri 24 Nov 2017 08:00
  • Sat 14 Jul 2018 17:50

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