A new video filmed with a spy camera is giving a literal meaning to the phrase "bird's-eye view."
Producers working on a new BBC series, " Penguins — Spy in the Huddle," set up a camera in an enclosure that looked like an egg. The footage would be combined with 1,000 hours of shots of a rockhopper penguin colony. John Downer Productions, the company behind the series, deployed 50 spycams to reveal never-before-seen behavior among the penguins.
With one of the producers' "eggcams," the audience receives not only a captivating scene, but also an exclusive view. The egg enclosure for the device apparently looks and feels so authentic that it fooled a bird. A curious striated caracara grabs the egg and flies off into the sky. With the camera still rolling, the caracara unknowingly records the first-ever aerial footage of a rockhopper penguin colony shot by a bird.
No words can do justice to the bird's-eye view and the incredible recording. The caracara flies over a sea of penguins in aRead More »from Bird Films Aerial View of Penguin Colony After Stealing Camera