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Great Tit

David Attenborough presents the great tit.

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

David Attenborough presents the story of the Great Tit. That metallic 'tea-cher, tea-cher' song of the great tit is instantly recognisable and you can hear it on mild days from mid-December onwards. It's the origin of the old country name, 'Saw-Sharpener'.

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Tue 17 Apr 2018 05:58

Great Tit (Parus major)

Webpage image courtesy of RSPB (rspb-images.com)

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  • Wed 8 Jan 2014 05:58
  • Mon 29 Feb 2016 05:58
  • Sun 6 Mar 2016 08:58
  • Mon 9 Jan 2017 05:58
  • Sun 15 Jan 2017 08:58
  • Tue 17 Apr 2018 05:58

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