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.

Michael Morpurgo enjoys talking to the oystercatchers on the Isles of Scilly.
Michael Morpurgo enjoys talking to the oystercatchers on the Isles of Scilly.
Children's author Michael Morpurgo enjoys the call of buzzards when out for his daily walk
Children's author Michael Morpurgo enjoys the call of buzzards when out for his daily walk
Writer Michael Morpurgo begins a week of Tweet of the Day with the magpie.
Writer Michael Morpurgo begins a week of Tweet of the Day with the magpie.
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield is enthralled by the rapid, bombing dive of a gannet out at sea.
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield is enthralled by the rapid, bombing dive of a gannet out at sea.
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield enjoys watching his son chasing one of our most common birds.
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield enjoys watching his son chasing one of our most common birds.
The jewel-like patterns of the black-throated diver have musician Fyfe Dangerfield in awe.
The jewel-like patterns of the black-throated diver have musician Fyfe Dangerfield in awe.
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield imagines his dream clothes made in the colours of the bee-eater.
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield imagines his dream clothes made in the colours of the bee-eater.
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield tells the story of the seabird that inspired his band name.
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield tells the story of the seabird that inspired his band name.
Dermot O'Leary admires the work ethic and understated beauty of the industrious dunnock.
Dermot O'Leary admires the work ethic and understated beauty of the industrious dunnock.
Presenter Dermot O'Leary relishes soaring swifts and swallows bobbing in front of his car.
Presenter Dermot O'Leary relishes soaring swifts and swallows bobbing in front of his car.