An Introduction to the Peregrine's Hunting Life
David Attenborough reads from this British nature writing classic by J.A. Baker where the author charts his obsessive observations of this extraordinary predator.
David Attenborough reads from J.A. Baker's British nature writing classic which was published over fifty years ago to critical acclaim. Written in the form of a diary, it covers seven months from autumn to spring and charts Baker's observations of this extraordinary predator. This episode introduces us to the diaries and gives us insights into Baker's obsession with the peregrine's hunting life in and around the Essex countryside, a county where Baker lived all his life.
Abridged by Katrin Williams
Produced by Elizabeth Allard