Tweet of the Day

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Discover birds through their songs and calls. Each Tweet of the Day begins with a call or song, followed by a story of fascinating ornithology inspired by the sound.

For peace & environment activist, Satish Kumar peacocks remind him of childhood monsoons.
Peace and environment activist Satish Kumar on his love of blackbirds in Devon.
For Welsh poet and playwright Gillian Clarke the heron recalls a Bishop wearing vestments.
Welsh poet and playwright Gillian Clarke enjoys red kites sky dancing overhead.
Wildlife sound recordist Geoff Sample enjoys the Dupont's lark on Tweet of the Day.
Wildlife sound recordist Geoff Sample on Tweet of the Day.
Ornithologist and nature writer Dominic Couzens recalls the glitterati goldfinch.
Natural history writer, speaker and tour leader Dominic Couzens reveals the moorhen.
Actress and keen birdwatcher Trudie Goodwin has a lifelong love of the hoopoe.
Actress and keen birdwatcher Trudie Goodwin fell in love with the carib grackle's song.
Kirsty Oswald's Robin Jan. 20, 2019
Kirsty Oswald returns to share a tale of the spideog, also known as the robin.
Actress Kirsty Oswald talks us through her year-long bird watching challenge.
For Rachel Unthank a lifetime interest in magpies provides this Tweet of the Day.
Becky Unthank's Wren Dec. 30, 2018
Becky Unthank, one half of the folk group The Unthanks recalls why she named her son Wren.
Writer, gardener and TV presenter Monty Don recalls the summer swallow in Tweet of the Day
Writer, gardener and TV presenter Monty Don recalls the fieldfare arrival heralding winter
Brian Briggs, formerly of the band Stornoway, recalls the song of the chaffinch.
Former Stornoway band member Brian Briggs on the Manx shearwater for Tweet of the Day.
Although Carry Akroyd grew up in the country, only in adulthood did she hear a snipe.
For Carry Akroyd, illustrator of the Tweet of the Day book, birds are part of a landscape.