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Sue Patterson on the Great Spotted Woodpecker

Sue Patterson from BirdLife International has a story of introducing the great spotted woodpecker to the next generation of birders.

Sue Patterson from BirdLife International has a story of introducing the Great Spotted Woodpecker to the next generation of birders, revealing the key to determining the bird's sex.

Tweet of the Day has captivated the Radio 4 audience with its daily 90 seconds of birdsong. In this latest 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: Eliza Lomas
Photograph: Gareth Hardwick.

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