Science and Nature

Ireland's Wild Coast

Follow a unique journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world featuring the wildlife and wild places that make it so special. Wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson takes viewers on an authored odyssey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast – the place he chooses to make his home after 30 years spent shooting some of the world’s most celebrated wildlife films.

Part 2

54m 16s

Follow a unique, personal journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world featuring the wildlife and wild places that make it so special. Emmy Award-winning wildlife cameraman, Colin Stafford-Johnson, takes viewers on an authored odyssey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast.

Episodes

  • Part 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Part 1

    53m 41s

    Follow a unique, personal journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world featuring the wildlife and wild places that make it so special. Emmy Award-winning wildlife cameraman, Colin Stafford-Johnson, takes viewers on an authored odyssey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast.

  • Part 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Part 2

    54m 16s

    Follow a unique, personal journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world featuring the wildlife and wild places that make it so special. Emmy Award-winning wildlife cameraman, Colin Stafford-Johnson, takes viewers on an authored odyssey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast.

Extras + Features

  • Humpback Whales off Southwest Ireland: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Humpback Whales off Southwest Ireland

    3m 7s

    An amazing encounter with Humpback Whales off the South West Coast of Ireland. Bubblenetting, lunge feeding, pec slapping and breaching - Colin Stafford-Johnson witnesses it all right next to his little boat off the south west coast of Ireland.

  • Ireland's Ancient Deer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ireland's Ancient Deer

    3m

    In the heart of the Kerry mountains Colin encounters Ireland’s oldest herd of Red Deer during the rutting season. Early morning in Killarney National Park and there is aggression in the air as male deer compete to hold down their patch and keep control of their harem.

  • Kestrels in the Church: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kestrels in the Church

    1m 57s

    Overlooking an abandoned Abbey in the heart of the Burren, Colin sits back and enjoys the company of a family of Kestrels who have moved in and made their home here. With three chicks to feed it is a busy time for the parents.

  • Basking Sharks: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Basking Sharks

    2m 53s

    Basking Sharks, the second largest fish on the planet, show up in large numbers off the Irish coast each summer. On a rare sunny day off the Irish coast, Colin finds himself surrounded by Basking Sharks. As three float alongside feasting on plankton, Colin describes it as the ultimate Irish wildlife experience.

  • Paradise Beach: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Paradise Beach

    1m 53s

    A little piece of tropical paradise in North West Ireland. With crystal blue waters and white sandy beaches, it is hard to believe this is Ireland. Surrounded by wild flowers and serenaded by a thousand skylarks, Colin has this little piece of paradise all to himself.

  • Mythical Swans Arrive in Ireland: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Mythical Swans Arrive in Ireland

    3m 2s

    In the heart of winter one particular creature brings life to the desolate valleys in Mayo – the Whooper Swan. Travelling all the way from Iceland to spend the winter in Ireland, Colin meets them as they arrive on Irish shores and settle into their winter valleys.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    30s

    Follow a unique journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world featuring the wildlife and wild places that make it so special. Wildlife cameraman, Colin Stafford-Johnson, takes viewers on an authored odyssey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast – the place he chooses to make his home after 30 years spent shooting some of the world’s most celebrated wildlife films.

  • Extended Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Extended Preview

    2m 32s

    Colin Stafford-Johnson takes viewers on a journey along Ireland's rugged Atlantic coast. This series features the wildlife and wild places that make this place so special. From breaching Humpback Whales to clashing Red Deer Stags it captures the magic of this wild coast.

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