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Brett Westwood presents the story and sound of the bluethroat.

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

Brett Westwood presents the bluethroat. This is a fine songbird and a sprightly robin-sized bird with a dazzling sapphire bib. Your best chance of seeing one is in autumn when they pass through the north or east coast on migration.

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Sun 28 Aug 2016 08:58

Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)

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