The naturalist stars in a new series of Planet Earth, which will show at an earlier time so children can tune in.
The 97-year-old presenter will be at the helm for the final series in the trilogy, which will arrive on the BBC later this year.
The beloved broadcaster spoke of the Queen's friendship and sense of humour as he paid his respects.
As the country reflects on the late monarch's legacy, many have been remembering some of her more light-hearted TV appearances.