A seasonal offering from Tweet of the Day for the Christmas period.
Brett Westwood investigates our obsession with the song and folklore of the blackbird.
Chris Packham presents the blackbird.
Lionel Kelleway heads to Scotland to revel in blackbird song and its meanings. From 2002.
Bill Oddie presents the blackbird.
For Professor David Rothenberg, the blackbird is a beautiful melodic songster.
Kim Durbin recalls an encounter with a blackbird for Tweet of the Day.
Sarah Harris recalls the excitement of watching clouds of migrating blackbirds arrive.
Peace and environment activist Satish Kumar on his love of blackbirds in Devon.
Alison Steadman tells the story of how and why the starling is hated in North America.