The air is their domain: our feathered friends are a formidable class of animal.
Whether in daily life or through hobby birding, humans have always had a special relationship with avian life. DW offers an compilation of content on the topic of birds.
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In Berlin, Nightingales have made an unlikely choice to migrate back to. Making their new home in the city's Tiergarten park. Despite loud noise drowning out their songs, they're still out looking for a mate, before heading back to Africa in the summer.
Kamfers Dam, near Kimberley, is the only breeding area in South Africa for the shimmering flocks of pink birds, but after the dam dried out, more than 2000 eggs abandoned in scorching heat as the parents flew away to find food. Since then, an operation has been underway to save as many chicks as possible.
Twice a year, our feathered friends make a marathon migration for warmth and food. We take some time to celebrate these birds, as well as meeting one woman who is making marathon journeys of her own - running 100 marathons in 100 days to raise awareness of the scarcity and waste of our most valuable resource - water.