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Great Northern Diver

Duration:
2 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 31 January 2014

Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Chris Packham presents the story of the great northern diver. The wailing cries of a great northern diver echo around the lakes where they live. If the bird sounds striking, then its appearance is just as dramatic....a dagger bill, sleek submarine-shaped body, it's plumage covered in graphic patterns of black and white stripes, dots and dashes.

  • Great Northern Diver (Gavia immer)

    Webpage image courtesy of Graham Easton (rspb-images.com)

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