Barra's Return of the Wild Season 1
S01 E01May 24, 2021
Episode 1 May 24, 2021 Barra discovers how red kite chicks have successfully been reintroduced to the Republic of Ireland. While on the slopes of Slieve Gullion, a native creature has helped a once endangered animal fight back against an invasive species. Further afield, Barra discovers how Arctic foxes thrive in Norway and witnesses efforts to help a loggerhead turtle in Barcelona.
S01 E02May 31, 2021
Episode 2 May 31, 2021 Barra Best presents a natural history series revealing how endangered animals across the UK and Europe are being helped by conservationists. Barra reveals how a tiny pair of islands lying just outside Dublin Port have become the unlikely home for a conservation project helping one of Europe’s most endangered breeding birds. Scientists off the coast of Scotland attempt to place cameras on the world’s second largest fish, while in the small Swiss town of Bellinzona, ringing some simple changes have had a big benefit for a mysterious creature of the night. In Amsterdam, volunteers Thea and Gert explain how, as the city’s skyline undergoes changes, they’re providing a new home for a creature that spends nine months of the year in the air.