Season 1, Episode 8 Bird Brain: The Mystery of Bird Navigation
First Aired: April 21, 1974
How do homing pigeons find their way home? This report investigates research into the complex guiding system of birds. Scientists are shown using radar to trace migration patterns.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)