The Stories

The stories Flyways is a global story that explores the inspirational and extraordinary journey of migratory shorebirds.

From their summer feeding grounds in the southern hemisphere the birds set off on what seems an impossible journey across unforgiving oceans and landscapes toward their northern Arctic breeding grounds thousands of miles away. The film combines natural history, global tracking technology and the passion of scientists and the bird-loving community to better understand the epic flights of these endangered species. Despite the incredible challenges, this is a story of hope and discovery as these birds traverse oceans and continents.

A detective story, Flyways follows a conservation movement of bird-loving experts and citizen scientists as they mobilise to the grand challenge utilising the very latest technology and collaboration to understand, conserve, and champion the phenomenon of bird migration.