Wild Britain

Wild Britain

April to June (Spring)
Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  September 17, 2014

April to June - This documentary series showcases the dynamic nature of Britain over an entire year, revealing why Britains climate is so unique and why the countrys relationship with its wildlife is so enduring and so special. Late March signals the start of a battle for light. Time-lapse show billions of plants, shrubs and trees racing to be the first to make use of the suns life-giving energy. Bats and bees come out of hibernation and birds and animals begin their own perilous race; to breed. As spring becomes summer the rising temperatures trigger plankton blooms in the sea. Mayflies hatch in their millions attracting attacks from acrobatic brown trout in the rivers below and duckings leap from the water to pluck the mayflies from the air. (Part 2 of 4) (From the UK) (Documentary) (Rpt) G CC

April to June - This documentary series showcases the dynamic nature of Britain over an entire year, revealing why Britains climate is so unique and why the countrys relationship with its wildlife is so enduring and so special. Late March signals the start of a battle for light. Time-lapse show billions of plants, shrubs and trees racing to be the first to make use of the suns life-giving energy. Bats and bees come out of hibernation and birds and animals begin their own perilous race; to breed. As spring becomes summer the rising temperatures trigger plankton blooms in the sea. Mayflies hatch in their millions attracting attacks from acrobatic brown trout in the rivers below and duckings leap from the water to pluck the mayflies from the air. (Part 2 of 4) (From the UK) (Documentary) (Rpt) G CC

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