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