Presiding over the natural history of birds, Sir David Attenborough reveals how our feathered friends have come to take over the planet and rule the skies.
Sir David Attenborough presides over the natural history of birds.
Cuckoos take advantage of other birds by tricking them into rearing their young for them.
Associated with wisdom, owls are superbly adapted to detecting their elusive prey.
Penguin populations around the world are declining - here we focus on the African species.
Feathered and winged, they roam the world's skies. Some have even reverted back to land.
Michaela Strachan and African penguins makes for a great combination.
Sir David Attenborough chats to a tawny owl during filming of the second series.
Nigel Marven encounters penguin colonies, birds of prey and swathes of breeding sea birds.
Gannets are large, yellow-headed seabirds with a voracious appetite for sardines.