BBC Earth – Picathartes

BBC Earth - Picathartes

The world has many beautiful animals, here we're listening to famous wildlife documentary maker, David Attenborough. In this BBC programme, David Attenborough is filming Picathartes, a small bird from Africa. Have you ever seen a Picathartes?

(Credit: BBC Earth)



  • Why are they building a nest under a rock?
  • Which Picathartes is better at building, the male or the female?
  • What food does the male Picathartes find?
  • Is the male Picathartes better at building nests or finding food?


(Image credit: Michael Andersen)

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