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.

Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines defends the bullfinch's feeding habits.
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines defends the bullfinch's feeding habits.
Helen Moncrieff has a particular fondness for a bird known locally as a scarf.
Helen Moncrieff has a particular fondness for a bird known locally as a scarf.
Helen Moncrieff is bewitched by the mimicking of Shetland starlings.
Helen Moncrieff is bewitched by the mimicking of Shetland starlings.
Helen Moncrieff finds an ally in a territorial fulmar!
Helen Moncrieff finds an ally in a territorial fulmar!
Helen Moncrieff reveals why her tummy 'flips with joy' at the sight of Northern Wheatears.
Helen Moncrieff reveals why her tummy 'flips with joy' at the sight of Northern Wheatears.
Helen Moncrieff recalls seeing an Orca seize a Black Guillemot at sea.
Helen Moncrieff recalls seeing an Orca seize a Black Guillemot at sea.
Michael Morpurgo's paean to the beautiful, mysterious swan.
Michael Morpurgo's paean to the beautiful, mysterious swan.
David Rothenberg asks a question, why is the song thrush not famous?
David Rothenberg asks a question, why is the song thrush not famous?
David Rothenberg on the jazz artist of the bird world - the humble robin.
David Rothenberg on the jazz artist of the bird world - the humble robin.
For Professor David Rothenberg, the blackbird is a beautiful melodic songster.
For Professor David Rothenberg, the blackbird is a beautiful melodic songster.