Nature Wonderland: Fearless Predators - The Oriental Honey Buzzard, Taiwan

Oriental honey buzzards feed on ferocious predatory wasps. An NHK crew captured the buzzards attacking a nest with thousands of wasps. This program shows the spectacular battle and the victorious birds.

Director: Harutaka Yano

Harutaka Yano majored in science at Rikkyo University then studied animal ecology (with a focus on birds) at graduate school. He joined Tokyo-based GEN TV Production in 2006. He has since been making natural-history and educational programs about animals. He focuses on birds and on the nature of Japan’s northernmost main island, Hokkaido.

24 Min.
Director: Harutaka Yano
Cinematography: Nobuaki Hirano, Koji Nozawa
Editing: Hideo Taguchi
Music: Hidekazu Uchiike (Theme Music)
Editor: NHK
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