New Mexico PBS

    EARTHFLIGHT: A NATURE Special

    Earthflight: North America

    Ch.5.1 - Wednesdays, September 4-October 9 at 7:00 pm Repeats: Sundays at 9:00 am Ch.9.1 – Saturdays at 7:00 pm
     


     

    Take a breathtaking voyage with the world’s birds, soaring across six continents, witnessing spectacular animal migrations and great natural wonders, swooping down to interact with life-and-death dramas on land and at sea. This miniseries employs state-of-the-art technology and sophisticated camera techniques to show the world from the amazing aerial perspective of a bird’s-eye view.
     

    NORTH AMERICA Wednesday, 9/4 at 7:00 pm Snow geese, pelicans and bald eagles fly over the Great Plains, the Grand Canyon, Alaska and the Golden Gate Bridge as they encounter and engage with bears, dolphins, bison and spawning fish.
     


     

    AFRICA Wednesday, 9/11 at 7:00 pm Fly and arrow-dive with cape gannets among sharks, dolphins, whales and the great sardine run. Soar with fish eagles, flamingos, kelp gulls and vultures to see the most animal-packed continent with fresh eyes.
     


     

    EUROPE Wednesday, 9/18 at 7:00 pm Cranes and geese rise over Venice, Dover, Edinburgh and the monkey-guarded Rock of Gibraltar. In Rome, the Loire Valley, Holland and Hungary, birds gather by the millions to breed and two-by-two to raise their families.
     


     

    SOUTH AMERICA Wednesday, 9/25 at 7:00 pm Condors and scarlet macaws take us to the Andes and the Amazon. Giant petrels in Patagonia shadow killer whales. Hummingbirds feed at Iguazu Falls, vultures ride the thermals over Rio de Janeiro and black vultures target turtle eggs in Costa Rica. View South America through the eyes of condors and macaws, petrels and hummingbirds, and vultures.
     


     

    ASIA AND AUSTRALIA Wednesday, 10/2 at 7:00 pm Japanese cranes dance in the snow, swallows and swifts visit the Forbidden City, lorikeets, cockatoos and budgies form giant flocks in Australia, pigeons guide viewers through India, and geese fly miles above the Himalayas.
     


     

    FLYING HIGH Wednesday, 10/9 at 7:00 pm A behind-the-scenes look at how EARTHFLIGHT was made, including the extraordinary relationships between people and birds. Microlights, paragliders, drones and camera-carrying birds and much more helped along the way.