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 musician Fyfe Dangerfield, seeing a rare bird is like seeing a celebrity on the street
For musician Fyfe Dangerfield, seeing a rare bird is like seeing a celebrity on the street
For Fyfe Dangerfield, the prehistoric sight and sound of the grey heron is a big leveller.
For Fyfe Dangerfield, the prehistoric sight and sound of the grey heron is a big leveller.
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield recalls the joy of hearing then seeing a golden oriole in France
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield recalls the joy of hearing then seeing a golden oriole in France
Mark Cocker extols the aerial music flight of a wintering short-eared owl.
Mark Cocker extols the aerial music flight of a wintering short-eared owl.
The cuckoo has inspired Tara Robinson to create a play about bird migration.
The cuckoo has inspired Tara Robinson to create a play about bird migration.
Theatre director Tara Robinson recalls seeing a treecreeper.
Theatre director Tara Robinson recalls seeing a treecreeper.
Comedian Sue Perkins recalls meeting a great horned owl at the Staffordshire Country Show.
Comedian Sue Perkins recalls meeting a great horned owl at the Staffordshire Country Show.
Actress Greta Scacchi compares the birds she knew in Australia with those in London.
Actress Greta Scacchi compares the birds she knew in Australia with those in London.
Author Michael Morpurgo visited the Camargue and found the flamingo touches his soul.
Author Michael Morpurgo visited the Camargue and found the flamingo touches his soul.
Michael Morpurgo on why he would love to be able to get up closer to a dipper.
Michael Morpurgo on why he would love to be able to get up closer to a dipper.