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Series: Earthflight

 

Flying High

   2012    Nature
To fly like a bird, Earthflight not only captured remarkable images of wild flocks but also relied on some extraordinary relationships between people and birds. Filmed over four years, in six continents and more than 40 countries, the Earthflight team used many extraordinary techniques. For some of the unique flying shots, members of the team became part of the flock. The birds followed wherever they went - even in a microlight over Edinburgh and London. In Africa, paragliders floated alongside wild vultures, while a model vulture carried a camera inside the flock. In South America, wild-living macaws, that were rescued as babies, still come back to visit their 'foster mother' as he travels along a jungle river. In Africa, a radio-controlled 'drone' silently infiltrates masses of pink flamingos without disturbing a feather, and microlights and helicopters capture the dramatic moment white storks arrive over Istanbul. In Africa a tame vulture carried a camera across the African bush and recreated the behaviour of his wild relatives. Similarly, in the USA, a flock of hand-reared snow geese followed the migration route of wild flocks and took in the sights and sounds of New York - managing to get lost in Brooklyn
Life of a Universe
Life of a Universe

   2017    Science
The Story of India
The Story of India

   2007    History
Depeche Mode: Live in Berlin
Depeche Mode: Live in Berlin

   2014    Art
Black Hole Apocalypse
Black Hole Apocalypse

   2018    Science
The Crime of the Century
The Crime of the Century

   2021    Medicine
Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist

   2007    Culture
Earth at Night in Color
Earth at Night in Color

   2020    Nature