Common cranes have been hand-reared to fly alongside a microlight to capture these images.
Earthflight uses many different filming techniques to create the experience of flying with birds as they reveal some of the greatest natural and man-made monuments of the planet.
For more information about the series visit http://www.earthflight.co.uk
For more information about John Downer Productions visit our website: http://www.jdp.co.uk
A John Downer Productions
Narrated by David Tennant
Music composers: Will Gregory and Steven Faux
Earthflight – Episode 3 “Europe” showing Thursday 12th January at 8pm on BBC One