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Wildlife on One


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Big Bill - the Story of a Heron Narrated by David Attenborough
Dominant, assertive and strong - that's Big Bill, the eldest of four heron chicks And he needs to be a bully to ensure his chances of fledging from the nest.
Once Big Bill is independent he finds his own way from trout hatchery to goldfish pond, and has difficulty learning how to swallow an eel ... Life for herons is hazardous and eventful but with moments of humour which add colour to their character.
Filmed and directed by ANTHONY BOMFORD and HUGH MILES Written by ERIC THOMPSON
Produced by RSPB FILM UNIT
BBCtv presentation by ROBIN PRYTHERCH Series editor MICK RHODES BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Attenborough
Directed By: Anthony Bomford
Written By: Eric Thompson
Produced By: Rspb Film
Editor: Mick Rhodes

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