An aerial assassin | Life in the Air

A sparrowhawk's incredible acceleration and agility enable it to hug the contours and fly though the smallest gaps to sneak up on its prey.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'43''
  • Broadcast year: 2021
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Ecology | Adaptations, interdependence and competition | Adaptations

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Life in the Air
  • Episode: Masters of the sky