David Attenborough's epic series uncovers new research into the behaviour of these popular, perfectly adapted, skillul conquerors of the air. In this series, the secrets of birds' great successes comes to light - their remarkable strategies for finding food, their complex social systems, and their ingenious and often bizarre ways of mating and breeding. From high speed aerial hunters and long distance migrants to brilliantly coloured nectar-grazers, the comical and the bizarre, this is the definitive series on birds.

The Life of Birds - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 1998-10-21

The Life of Birds - David Rotheray - Netflix

David Rotheray (born 9 February 1963, Hull, England) is an English rock and pop musician, best known for being the lead guitarist for The Beautiful South. Rotheray was born the fifth of five children. His parents were both intellectual and had met through the Young Communist League. Having much older brothers and sisters speeded up his musical progress; by the age of 10 he was listening to rock and imagined being in a band. His chosen instrument at the time was the bass guitar.

The Life of Birds - Miscellaneous writing credits - Netflix

“Void” (Brown/Rotheray) - appeared on the Sam Brown EP, Ukulele and Voice (2006) “Quote I Love You Unquote” (Rotheray/McEvoy) - appeared on the Eleanor McEvoy album, Out There (2006) “Mitch” (Heaton/Rotheray) - appeared on the Paul Heaton album, Fat Chance (2002) “The Night May Still Be Young (But I Am Not)” (Rotheray/McEvoy) - appeared on the Eleanor McEvoy album, Love Must Be Tough (2008) “Old, New, Borrowed and Blue” (Rotheray/McEvoy) - also appeared on the Eleanor McEvoy album, Love Must Be Tough (2008) “The Ferry Boat Inn” (Heaton/Rotheray) - appeared on the Naomi Bedford album, Weeping Willow (2011)

The Life of Birds - References - Netflix