Beautiful birds

Book Cover
Average Rating
[Brighton, MA] : PBS Distribution, [2014].
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating: TVG.
Redwood Campus  1 available
DVD QL676 .B438 2015


Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...


LocationCall NumberStatus
Redwood CampusDVD QL676 .B438 2015On Shelf

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

Other Editions and Formats

More Details



General Note
Originally broadcast on PBS television as episodes of Nature in 2010, 2011, and 2012 respectively.
Creation/Production Credits
Executive producer, Fred Kaufman ; series producer, Bill Murphy ; series editor, Janet Hess.
Narrated by F. Murray Abraham (Hummingbirds), David Attenborough (Birds of the gods).
(Birds of the gods): "The island of New Guinea in the South Pacific is home to birds so spectacular and unique that the first Europeans to see the birds in the sixteenth century named them 'birds of paradise,' believing they must have come to Earth directly from heaven. David Attenborough introduces a young team of scientists who are on a grueling expedition to find and film these breathtaking birds. Hoping to learn a few of the secrets of these heavenly creatures, and to find a way to ensure their future."--,Provided by publisher
Hummingbirds): "Hummingbirds represent one of nature's most interesting paradoxes-they are the tiniest of birds, yet they qualify as some of the toughest and most energetic creatures on the planet. Stunningly beautiful high-definition, high-speed footage of hummingbirds in the wild combined with high-tech presentations of their remarkable abilities help us to understand the world of hummingbirds as we never have before."--,Provided by publisher
Target Audience
Rating: TVG.
System Details
DVD, widescreen presentation; English: 5.1 surround., NTSC.
English dialogue; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; audio description.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Abraham, F. M. (2014). Beautiful birds . PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Abraham, F. Murray. 2014. Beautiful Birds. [Brighton, MA]: PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Abraham, F. Murray. Beautiful Birds [Brighton, MA]: PBS Distribution, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Abraham, F. Murray. Beautiful Birds PBS Distribution, 2014.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Loading Staff View.