Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the New Zealand brown kiwi.
The team boards their yacht Pelagic, designed for the glacial ice fields they encounter.
Fierce storms and dense sea ice provide more challenges to the film crew.
With their ship locked in ice, the crew attempt to walk across the frozen Antarctic waters
The rise of the ostrich investment mania of the 1990s - and why it all went so badly wrong
Life is tough not only for the penguins, but also for the team filming their lives.
The young Gentoo penguins prepare to enter the water for the first time.
Peter Gibbs meets the Penguins of the Falkland Islands.
Peter Gibbs meets the Falkland Islands farmers making a living from sheep and penguins.
Chris Packham presents the flightless cormorant adapted to its Galapagos world.
Scientists installing cameras in Antarctic penguin colonies – Penguin Watch is online
Michael Palin presents the New Zealand Kakapo
Michael Palin presents the avian record breaking ostrich in the Kalahari Desert
Penguins, from engaging funny figures to sentinels of change.
Physicist Peter Barham discusses spying on individual penguins in Show Us Your Instrument.
Tom Hart of Oxford University maintains a network of remote cameras trained on penguins
Lionel Kelleway encounters a colony of 5,000 Rockhopper penguins in the Falkland Islands.
Chris Packham presents the roaring southern cassowary of Australia's Queensland.