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Supernature - Wild Flyers Previous Broadcasts

Crowded Skies (Episode #103)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 13, 2016 -- 8:00 PM

The sky is a crowded world where mammals, birds and insects hunt, escape, mate, defend territory, sleep and even die on the wing. Survival up there depends not just on beating gravity or mastering flight, but also out-flying the competition.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

Masters of the Sky (Episode #102)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 6, 2016 -- 8:00 PM

Many animals take to the skies for a split second, but to stay there, the planet's strongest flyers push the laws of physics to the limit. Explore the extremes of true flight: power, acceleration, top speed, maneuverability and endurance.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 13, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

Defying Gravity (Episode #101)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

Explore the basic principles of flight to see how animals become airborne in the first place. From leapers to gliders and those that effortlessly fly for hours, each creature has special techniques. But all must overcome a powerful force - gravity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 6, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 4, 2016 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 4, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
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