Penny Anderson introduces the red grouse, a bird whose call always makes her laugh. Read more
Penny Anderson on the Red Grouse
Penny Anderson introduces the red grouse, a bird whose call always makes her laugh.
Penny Anderson on the Spotted Flycatcher
Penny Anderson had to stop work on her house when the spotted flycatchers moved in.
Penny Anderson on the Heron
Penny Anderson watches herons in her garden as they steal frogs from her ponds.
Penny Anderson on the Mandarin Duck
Ecologist Penny Anderson describes the flamboyant ducks that visit her garden.
Penny Anderson on the Garden Warbler
Ecologist Penny Anderson discovers a garden warbler singing in her garden.
Joe Acheson on the Wren
For Joe Acheson, slowing down the song of the wren sounds like gibbons in the rainforest.
David Rothenberg on the Blackbird
For Professor David Rothenberg, the blackbird is a beautiful melodic songster.
David Rothenberg on the Robin
David Rothenberg on the jazz artist of the bird world - the humble robin.
David Rothenberg on the Song Thrush
David Rothenberg asks a question, why is the song thrush not famous?
Michael Morpurgo on the Swan
Michael Morpurgo's paean to the beautiful, mysterious swan.
Helen Moncrieff on the Black Guillemot
Helen Moncrieff recalls seeing an Orca seize a Black Guillemot at sea.
Helen Moncrieff on the Northern Wheatear
Helen Moncrieff reveals why her tummy 'flips with joy' at the sight of Northern Wheatears.
Helen Moncrieff on the Fulmar
Helen Moncrieff finds an ally in a territorial fulmar!
Helen Moncrieff on the Shetland Starling
Helen Moncrieff is bewitched by the mimicking of Shetland starlings.
Helen Moncrieff on the Shag
Helen Moncrieff has a particular fondness for a bird known locally as a scarf.
Chris Baines on the Bullfinch
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines defends the bullfinch's feeding habits.
Chris Baines on the Goldcrest
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines is captivated by the tiny Goldcrest.
Chris Baines on the Song Thrush
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines listens to competing Song Thrushes.
Chris Baines on the Great Spotted Woodpecker
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines enjoys great spotted woodpeckers.
Chris Baines on the Nuthatch
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines watches nuthatches in his garden.
Andy Clements on Pink-footed Geese
Andy Clements is captivated by the excited chatter of pink-footed geese.
Jennifer Border on the Whinchat
Jennifer Border recalls how looking for whinchats resulted in a broken road sign.
Nick Moran on the Heron
Nick Moran describes the excitement of recording the nocturnal flight calls of herons.
Sarah Harris on the Blackbird
Sarah Harris recalls the excitement of watching clouds of migrating blackbirds arrive.
Andy Clements on the Garden Warbler
Andy Clements is entranced by the song of the garden warbler.
Matt Merritt on the Curlew
Matt Merritt, editor of British Birdwatching magazine, revels in the call of the curlew.
Matt Merritt on the Redstart
Editor of British Birdwatching magazine Matt Merritt enjoys the first spring male redstart
Matt Merritt on the Wheatear
Poet and editor of British Birdwatching Matt Merritt revels in the Wheatear song.
Richard Jones on the Peregrine
Avian vet Richard Jones introduces the bird that inspired his career.
Richard Jones on the Gyr Falcon
Avian vet Richard Jones introduces a strange tale involving the world's largest falcon.
Mark Cocker on the Meadow Pipit
Nature writer Mark Cocker revels in the windblown melancholy of the meadow pipit's song.
Mark Cocker on the Twite
Mark Cocker laments on the loss of the twite, once a familiar sight during his schooldays.
Mark Cocker on the Wood Warbler
For nature writer Mark Cocker spring has not arrived until he hears his first wood warbler
Mark Cocker on the Curlew
Mark Cocker on the evocative song of a curlew floating over the Derbyshire moorlands.
Mark Cocker on the Ring Ouzel
Listening to the ring ouzel's call takes Mark Cocker back to his childhood.
Ed Byrne's Tweet of the Day Takeover
Comedian Ed Byrne tees up his choices for a week curating his favourite episodes of Tweet.
Ed Byrne perches on the feeder for a second week to pick more of his favourite episodes.
Martin Noble Picks his Tweet of the Day
Martin Noble of British Sea Power introduces his favourite species from Tweet of the Day.
Martin Noble's Tweet of the Day (part 2)
Martin Noble of British Sea Power leafs through the Tweet of the Day back catalogue.
Miriam Darlington selects her Tweet of the Day, 1 of 2
Writer and naturalist Miriam Darlington selects her quintet of birds for Tweet of the Day.
Miriam Darlington takes over Tweet of the Day, 2 of 2
Naturalist Miriam Darlington selects a second week of birds for Tweet of the Day.
Simon Barnes Tweet of the Day Takeover - Week 1
Sports writer and avid bird watcher Simon Barnes takes over Tweet of the Day this week.
Simon Barnes Tweet of the Day Takeover - Week 2
Sports writer and avid bird watcher Simon Barnes introduces Tweet of the Day.
Matt Williams Tweet of the Day Takeover 1 of 2
Wildlife photographer, naturalist & presenter Matt Williams selects from Tweet of the Day.
Matt Williams Tweet of the Day Takeover 2 of 2
Wildlife photographer and presenter Matt Williams continues his Tweet of the Day selection
Chris Packham's Tweet of the Day Springwatch
Chris Packham, host of BBC Springwatch, selects favourite episodes from Tweet of the Day.
Samuel West stages his Tweet of the Day, 1 of 2
Actor and birdwatcher Samuel West returns to Tweet of the Day to select favourite episodes
Samuel West acts out his Tweet of the Day, 2 of 2
Actor and birdwatcher Samuel West revisits the Tweet of the Day archive for a second week.
Lindsey Chapman Tweet of the Day Takeover, 1 of 2
Presenter Lindsey Chapman begins her two week takeover of the Tweet of the Day airwaves.
Lindsey Chapman Tweet of the Day Takeover, 2 of 2
TV and wildlife presenter Lindsey Chapman returns for her second Tweet of the Day takeover
Stephen Gregory Tweet Takeover Week 1
Horror Fiction writer and keen bird watcher Stephen Gregory selects his Tweet of the Day.
Stephen Gregory Tweet of the Day Takeover Week 2
Horror novelist and birdwatcher Stephen Gregory returns for a second Tweet of the Day.
Florence Wilkinson Tweet Takeover Week 1
Co-founder of bird song recognition app Warblr Florence Wilkinson likes the female siskin.
Florence Wilkinson Tweet Takeover Week 2
Florence Wilkinson, co-founder of bird song recognition app Warblr, enjoys the early bird.
Chris Turner's Festival Tweet
Comedian and freestyle rapper Chris Turner hosts this Edinburgh Festival Tweet of the Day.
Chris Turner's Fringe Tweet
British comedian and freestyle rapper Chris Turner hosts this Tweet of the Day.
Kate Bradbury's Sparrows Takeover
Wildlife gardener and writer Kate Bradbury loves sparrows in this Tweet of the Day.
Kate Bradbury's Swift Tweet
Wildlife gardener and writer Kate Bradbury enjoys the swift above her garden in Sussex.
Mark Whitley Countryman Takeover
Editor of The Countryman magazine Mark Whitley reveals his Tweet of the Day.
Mark Whitley's Dales Tweet
For Mark Whitley. autumn may be around the corner, but he is transported back to spring.
Kitty MacFarlane's starlings in Somerset
Singer Kitty MacFarlane has a strong connection to the Somerset Levels and the birds there
Kitty Macfarlane the Eel and the Heron
Kitty Macfarlane finds inspiration in the birds she sees in the countryside for her music.
Tom Bailey Migratory Tweet
Theatre maker Tom Bailey on marsh warbler migration in his Tweet of the Day takeover.
Tom Bailey Tweet Displacement
Theatre maker Tom Bailey discusses the displacement of migration in Tweet of the Day.
James Henry: Yellowhammer and Beethoven
Author James Henry picks the yellowhammer for his Tweet of the Day.
James Henry on the Little Owl
Author James Henry recalls the little owl for Tweet of the Day.
Derek Niemann Sparrows of the Western Front
At the beginning of Armistice week, Derek Niemann recalls sparrows on the Western Front.
Grey Partridge in No-Man's Land
On 100th anniversary of WWI Armistice, Derek Niemann recalls the grey partridge.
Carry Akroyd Black and White Birds
For Carry Akroyd, illustrator of the Tweet of the Day book, birds are part of a landscape.
Carry Akroyd and the Snipe
Although Carry Akroyd grew up in the country, only in adulthood did she hear a snipe.
Brian Briggs Shearwater Takeover
Former Stornoway band member Brian Briggs on the Manx shearwater for Tweet of the Day.
Brian Briggs and the Chaffinch Song
Brian Briggs, formerly of the band Stornoway, recalls the song of the chaffinch.
Monty Don's Fieldfare Season
Writer, gardener and TV presenter Monty Don recalls the fieldfare arrival heralding winter
Monty Don Swallows Return
Writer, gardener and TV presenter Monty Don recalls the summer swallow in Tweet of the Day
Becky Unthank's Wren
Becky Unthank, one half of the folk group The Unthanks recalls why she named her son Wren.
Rachel Unthank's Magpie
For Rachel Unthank a lifetime interest in magpies provides this Tweet of the Day.
Kirsty Oswald's Bird Watching Feat
Actress Kirsty Oswald talks us through her year-long bird watching challenge.
Kirsty Oswald's Robin
Kirsty Oswald returns to share a tale of the spideog, also known as the robin.
Trudie Goodwin on the Carib Grackle
Actress and keen birdwatcher Trudie Goodwin fell in love with the carib grackle's song.
Trudie Goodwin on the Hoopoe
Actress and keen birdwatcher Trudie Goodwin has a lifelong love of the hoopoe.
Dominic Couzens on the Moorhen
Natural history writer, speaker and tour leader Dominic Couzens reveals the moorhen.
Dominic Couzens on the Goldfinch
Ornithologist and nature writer Dominic Couzens recalls the glitterati goldfinch.
Geoff Sample's Orphean Warbler
Wildlife sound recordist Geoff Sample on Tweet of the Day.
Geoff Samples Dupont's Lark
Wildlife sound recordist Geoff Sample enjoys the Dupont's lark on Tweet of the Day.
Gillian Clarke on the Red Kite
Welsh poet and playwright Gillian Clarke enjoys red kites sky dancing overhead.
Gillian Clarke and the Grey Heron
For Welsh poet and playwright Gillian Clarke the heron recalls a Bishop wearing vestments.
Satish Kumar on the Blackbird
Peace and environment activist Satish Kumar on his love of blackbirds in Devon.
Satish Kumar and the Peacock
For peace & environment activist, Satish Kumar peacocks remind him of childhood monsoons.
18/09/19: Anti GM, Disease-resistant potatoes, Kiwi berries
Anna Hill asks whether genetic modification and the organic label can ever co-exist.
Sam Dilcock celebrates rural life in North Yorkshire.
Sue hears from a Devizes man who helps people create a meadow in their garden.
19/09/19: Funding for the environment, GM high-iron wheat, Eating Blue Shark
Conservation organisations say £2.9bn will be needed for the environment post-Brexit.
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