A seasonal offering from Tweet of the Day for the Christmas period.
Although Carry Akroyd grew up in the country, only in adulthood did she hear a snipe.
How did we get from the red junglefowl in Asia to the chicken now eaten in its millions?
Lindsey Chapman updates this Living World on eider ducks in Northumberland. From 2002
Chris Sperring visits Gloucestershire to find out why ducks 'dabble'.
David Lindo, the Urban Birder, on the kestrel.
Mockingbirds do not mock but, as David Rothenberg explains, can copy over 1,000 bird songs
Debbie Pain of the Slimbridge Wetland Centre on the marsh harrier.
Ed Byrne perches on the feeder for a second week to pick more of his favourite episodes.
Writer Eleanor Matthews recalls the magpie for Tweet of the Day.
Before dawn, Lionel Kelleway awaits the arrival of barnacle geese on the Solway coast.
Musician Fyfe Dangerfield tells the story of the seabird that inspired his band name.
Sheila Dillon investigates grouse and pheasant with the help of writer Johnny Scott.
David Attenborough presents the guillemot.
Tim Birkhead looks at the guillemots of Skomer Island that have been studied for 42 years.
Brett Westwood follows gulls away from the sea to landfill sites where birdwatchers gather
Seagulls are breeding rapidly, thriving and moving inland to more benign conditions.
Fosse Meadows Farm chickens could be the happiest in the UK. Ruth Sanderson finds out why.
Dan Saladino tells the story of a bird at the centre of human civilisation, the chicken.
Wildlife artist Jane Smith reveals why for her, snipe symbolise the sound of the Hebrides.
Brett Westwood presents the story and sound of the jay.
Steve Backshall presents the story and sound of the kestrel.
The RSPB's Liane Holdsworth recalls the kestrel for Tweet of the Day.
David Attenborough presents the magpie.
Lionel Kelleway gets very close to the marsh harrier.
Writer Michael Morpurgo begins a week of Tweet of the Day with the magpie.
Brett Westwood looks at the history of a bird which has become a byword for male beauty.
For Rachel Unthank a lifetime interest in magpies provides this Tweet of the Day.
For peace & environment activist, Satish Kumar peacocks remind him of childhood monsoons.
John Aitchison films humpback whales in one of Nature's greatest feeding spectacles.