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Episode 2

Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan are live again once more from the Gloucestershire countryside, where overnight events have already thrown up plenty of surprises.

Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan are live once again from the Gloucestershire countryside, where overnight events have already thrown up plenty of surprises, including yet more activity from the badger sett.

The bluetit family has a surprising and rather unwelcome visitor as a great spotted woodpecker drops by to see what is going on, there is an update on our marsh tit nest, and brand new nest which is a first for the show - a mandarin duck nesting high up in a tree.

Steve Backshall is down by the river, this time looking at what makes its living on the surface, including local population of grass snakes.

Gillian Burke is at Sumburgh Head in Shetland, one of the most important seabird breeding sites in the whole UK. She gets up close and personal with diving gannets, and looks into the problems that both this species, and the local fulmars have with plastic.

There is the second film in the series about the ravens on the Gower Peninsula, where Dartford warblers and chough also make an appearance, a piece about a young photographer and his incredible relationship with a group of urban foxes, and a visit to Yorkshire where lapwings fight to nest despite a whole host of predators and problems.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 29 May 2018 20:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:36

    Kodaline

    Brand New Day

  • 00:53

    Hozier

    From Eden

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Chris Packham
Presenter Michaela Strachan
Presenter Gillian Burke
Presenter Steve Backshall
Executive Producer Rosemary Edwards
Series Producer Chris Howard
Producer Laura Whitley
Director Tony Grech-Smith
Producer Jake Senior
Producer Stuart Armstrong
Series Editor Rosemary Edwards

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