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Josh Myers on the Short-Eared Owl

Teenager Josh Myers describes how photographing wildlife in the Peak District around Sheffield reduces his Tourette's symptoms in Tweet of the Day.

Teenager Josh Myers describes how photographing wildlife in the Peak District around Sheffield helps him to control the symptoms of Tourette's syndrome. He tells the story of spotting short-eared owls from the window of his car and spending the afternoon tracking them with his lens.

Tweet of the Day has captivated the Radio 4 audience with its daily 90 seconds of birdsong. But what of the listener to this avian chorus? In this new series of Tweet of the Day, we bring to the airwaves the conversational voices of those who listen to and are inspired by birds. Building on the previous series, a more informal approach to learning alongside a renewed emphasis on encounter with nature and reflection in our relationship with the natural world.

Producer: Tom Bonnett.

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Short-eared owl (Asio flammeus)

Picture courtesy of Josh Myers Photography

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Five stories of birds and birdsong are told by the people inspired by them.

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