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David Attenborough

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From the Archives: "The Life of Birds."

Renowned naturalist and film maker Sir David Attenborough. In January, his book "The Life of Birds" was released. It's a companion to a new 10-part PBS series which begins airing forests to desert, to cities and isolated wildernesses, the flying and the flightless, the seed eaters and the meat-eaters. The series was broadcast on the BBC last fall. Most recently he has just returned from the North Sea of the coast of Scotland doing research for one of his next major projects a comprehensive study of mammals. Originally aired 1/14/99.

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"The Life of Birds."

Reknowned naturalist and film maker Sir David Attenborough. His new book and (upcoming PBS special is "The Life of Birds" (Princeton University Press). He examines birds from rainforests to desert, to cities and isolated wildernesses, the flying and the flightless, the seed eaters and the meat-eaters. The series was broadcast on the BBC last fall and will be presented on PBS sometime this year. The book is currently available.

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