The Resource Big birds can't fly, a co-produciton of Thirteen Productions LLC and BBC in association with WNET ; produced and directed by Mike Birkhead

Big birds can't fly, a co-produciton of Thirteen Productions LLC and BBC in association with WNET ; produced and directed by Mike Birkhead

Label
Big birds can't fly
Title
Big birds can't fly
Statement of responsibility
a co-produciton of Thirteen Productions LLC and BBC in association with WNET ; produced and directed by Mike Birkhead
Contributor
Distributor
Film director
Film producer
Host
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The ostrich, the emu, and the rhea, together with the kiwi and the cassowary, are the court jesters of the avian world, because they can't do the one thing that birds are famous for doing. They can't fly. But exactly how and why did these birds abandon flight? It's been one of the natural world's great mysteries. And now DNA is promising to give us the answer
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
598.5
Intended audience
Rating: TV-PG-S
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles. Audio described
LC call number
QL696.S9
PerformerNote
Presented by David Attenborough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1926-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Birkhead, Mike
  • Attenborough, David
  • Thirteen Productions
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • Flightless birds
  • Ostriches
  • Rheidae
  • Emus
Technique
live action
Label
Big birds can't fly, a co-produciton of Thirteen Productions LLC and BBC in association with WNET ; produced and directed by Mike Birkhead
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9781627894883
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887026253
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
NAT63303
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)925551634
  • 621042
  • (OCoLC)ocn925551634
  • 621042
System details
DVD, widescreen (16x9) presentation; Stereo; Region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Big birds can't fly, a co-produciton of Thirteen Productions LLC and BBC in association with WNET ; produced and directed by Mike Birkhead
Publication
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9781627894883
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887026253
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
NAT63303
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)925551634
  • 621042
  • (OCoLC)ocn925551634
  • 621042
System details
DVD, widescreen (16x9) presentation; Stereo; Region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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