Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
When violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
An alpha male woos some lusty females with a show-stopping performance.
Hummingbirds must consume half their weight in nectar each day — plus compete with hungry bees!
She isn’t much to look at, but this Bald Eagle’s got attitude for days.
These adorable owls enjoy seasonal beetle delights and settle in for the breeding season.
Using their binocular vision and precision beaks, hornbills successfully catch bats for dinner — for the first time ever caught on camera!
A hungry hawk chases a crafty lizard through cacti in the desert. Will it end in a successful hunt or a great escape?
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
Young flamingo fledglings use the help of a seasonal wind to break their shackles of ice.
This remarkable sea lion hunting technique is unique to the Galapagos — and hungry pelicans get to reap the benefits, too!
Baby meerkats make for easy eagle pickings. Can this young one’s family find him in time?
It’s sunset in the Kalahri — will this hungry Caracal get her supper?
Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
Baby ostriches dodge elephants, giraffes, zebras, and brawling lions while trying to quench their thirst.
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
Sandhill crane families face a storm on the way to Mexico.
There’s food in the tundra, if you know where to look.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
Each animal plays their part in the annual spectacle of the South African Sardine Run.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
You better look out below…. and above!
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
These aerial predators must spend every daylight hour scanning the slopes for prey.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.