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Michaela Strachan presents the stonechat.

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

Michaela Strachan presents the Stonechat. Stonechats are well named: their call sounds just like two pebbles being struck together. The males are striking birds with a black head, white collar and orange chest and are about the size of a plump robin.

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Mon 11 Feb 2019 05:58

Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)

Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)
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