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Samuel West on the Dipper

Actor Samuel West on the variations of call of the dipper.

Actor and keen birdwatcher Samuel West on hearing first the call of a dipper above the water of a fast flowing river.

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
Photo: Keith Docherty.

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