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.
TV Critic David Bianculli previews a two-part documentary titled "The Private Life of Plants." It will be featured on cable TV's TBS network tonight and tomorrow night. Bianculli says its the best documentary he's seen this year.