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Brett Westwood presents the story and sound of the robin.

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

Brett Westwood presents the robin. The autumn song of the Robin is the soundtrack to shortening days, gathering mists and ripening fruit. Robins sing in spring but their autumn song is different. It may sound melancholy to us but for the Robin it has clear purpose - to defend the winter territories that male and female robins establish separately after they've moulted.

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Wed 23 Jan 2019 05:58

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  • Mon 2 Sep 2013 05:58
  • Sun 8 Sep 2013 08:58
  • Mon 11 Aug 2014 05:58
  • Boxing Day 2016 05:58
  • New Year's Day 2017 08:58
  • Mon 30 Jan 2017 05:58
  • Sun 5 Feb 2017 08:58
  • Wed 23 Jan 2019 05:58

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