NOVA: Eagle Power The bald eagle is a North American legend, with a deep connection to Native American cultures and emblematic status that helped it make a remarkable journey back from the brink of extinction. But what makes this iconic predator so extraordinary? And how does it fit into the global family of some 60 eagle species spread across six continents?
NOVA takes you into the lives of these spectacular birds, following a nest of bald eagle chicks as they face everything from sibling rivalries to insect swarms and learn the skills they'll need to survive. Meanwhile, researchers study one special golden eagle, using cutting-edge filming technology to capture her hunting techniques and flight maneuvers. Learn what makes an eagle, and see how these birds' exceptional adaptations help them survive and thrive in every imaginable habitat.
Producer: Laurie Cahalane, Melanie Wallace, Simon Baxter
Executive Producer: Julia Cort, Chris Schmidt
Production Company: BBC; WGBH; BBC Studios Limited
Production Year: 2020
Copyright Year: 2020
Director: Simon Baxter
Narrator: Eric Meyers
Subtitle Language: English (SDH)
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen