Season 19, Episode 3 Extraordinary Birds

First Aired: November 12, 2000

Focusing on birds' mental and physical abilities. Included: homing pigeons; peregrine falcons, who fly can up to 200 mph; and hummingbirds, whose body color determines turf and whose fast pace is countered by nighttime hibernation. Also: birds used as therapy for seniors.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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